A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 19:48:01 / 7:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -173.6924° West, latitude 50.0126° North, depth = 9.7 km. Global time and date of event 16/08/17 / 2017-08-16 19:48:01 / August 16, 2017 @ 7:48 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.7 km (6 miles). Event id: ak16748309. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16748309.
Every 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 0 and in the last 365 days five 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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