A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 54 km SSW of Adak, Alaska (34 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.6 km (26 miles). Unique identifier: ak17068707. Ids that are associated to the event: ak17068707. Exact location, longitude -177.0804° West, latitude 51.4621° North, depth = 41.6 km. The temblor was reported at 13:29:39 / 1:29 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 17/10/17 / 2017-10-17 23:29:39 / October 17, 2017 @ 11:29 pm UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days seven hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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