A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 44 km E of Atka, Alaska (27 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 165.3 km (103 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/08/17 / 2017-08-25 18:11:24 / August 25, 2017 @ 6:11 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:11:24 / 8:11 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16669899. Id of event: ak16669899. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -173.5474 West, latitude 52.2232 North, depth = 165.3 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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