A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 49 km N of Atka, Alaska (30 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/07/17 / 2017-07-21 02:13:07 / July 21, 2017 @ 2:13 am. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:13:07 / 2:13 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 164.5 km (102 miles). Event id: ak16356892. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16356892. Exact location of earthquake, -174.1597° West, 52.6362° North, depth 164.5 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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