A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 193 km SE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (120 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000ad93. Event ids that are associated: ak16539927, us2000ad93. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.81 km (27 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -177.2529° West, 49.9824° North, depth 42.81 km. Global time and date of event 16/08/17 / 2017-08-16 17:52:55 / August 16, 2017 @ 5:52 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:52:55 / 5:52 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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