A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 45 km S of Akutan, Alaska (28 miles). Global time and date of event 24/08/17 / 2017-08-24 08:22:57 / August 24, 2017 @ 8:22 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 22:22:57 / 10:22 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 70.21 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16648847, us2000agfn. Id of event: us2000agfn. Exact location of event, depth 70.21 km, -165.8415° West, 53.7256° North.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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