A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 179.4245° East, 50.0331° North, depth 25.6 km. Global time and date of event 10/08/17 / 2017-08-10 13:47:36 / August 10, 2017 @ 1:47 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16492239. Unique identifier: ak16492239. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.6 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 13:47:36 / 1:47 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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