A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 75 km S of Unalaska, Alaska (47 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak16540650, us2000ad9b. Unique identifier: us2000ad9b. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -166.6126 West, latitude 53.1625 North, depth = 35 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/08/17 / 2017-08-16 20:00:51 / August 16, 2017 @ 8:00 pm. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:00:51 / 9:00 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-nine 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.
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