A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 59 km SW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (37 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/09/17 / 2017-09-01 10:59:09 / September 1, 2017 @ 10:59 am. Exact location of event, depth 7.4 km, -179.8093° West, 50.9609° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.4 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak16750306. Event ids that are associated: ak16750306. The temblor was detected at 22:59:09 / 10:59 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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