A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 93 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (58 miles) on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16855500. Id of event: ak16855500. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/09/17 / 2017-09-19 10:46:25 / September 19, 2017 @ 10:46 am. Exact location, longitude 178.3524° East, latitude 51.1175° North, depth = 8.5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.5 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:46:25 / 10:46 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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