A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 33 km SE of Kiska Volcano, Alaska (21 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:44:43 / 1:44 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/09/17 / 2017-09-11 23:44:43 / September 11, 2017 @ 11:44 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 140.5 km (87 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16827368. Id of event: ak16827368. Exact location of event, longitude 177.9797 East, latitude 51.9093 North, depth = 140.5 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-eight 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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