A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported Unimak Island region, Alaska (0 miles) on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/08/17 / 2017-08-02 12:11:56 / August 2, 2017 @ 12:11 pm. Unique identifier: ak16404050. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16404050. The temblor was reported at 12:11:56 / 12:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 75.2 km, -164.1691° West, 54.2879° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 75.2 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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