A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 50 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (31 miles). The temblor was detected at 21:09:50 / 9:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 08:09:50 / September 8, 2017 @ 8:09 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 91.97 km (57 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -169.2139 West, latitude 52.5352 North, depth = 91.97 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16821857, us2000al72. Unique identifier: us2000al72.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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