A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 240 km S of Atka, Alaska (149 miles). The temblor was picked up at 07:47:56 / 7:47 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000ad9a. Event ids that are associated: ak16748309, us2000ad9a. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/08/17 / 2017-08-16 19:47:56 / August 16, 2017 @ 7:47 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -173.6221 West, latitude 50.0645 North, depth = 10 km.
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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