A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16373773. Unique identifier: ak16373773. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:12:18 / 3:12 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17.5 km (11 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/07/17 / 2017-07-24 15:12:18 / July 24, 2017 @ 3:12 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -176.3121 West, latitude 51.141 North, depth = 17.5 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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