A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 179.0918° East, 51.9846° North, depth 169.4 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/08/17 / 2017-08-12 21:48:12 / August 12, 2017 @ 9:48 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 169.4 km (105 miles). Id of earthquake: ak16507954. Event ids that are associated: ak16507954. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:48:12 / 9:48 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-two 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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