A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 58 km E of Atka, Alaska (36 miles) on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 179.42 km (111 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:57:16 / 3:57 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/10/17 / 2017-10-28 01:57:16 / October 28, 2017 @ 1:57 am. Unique identifier: us1000b02b. Ids that are associated to the event: ak17144732, us1000b02b. Exact location of earthquake, -173.3509° West, 52.2055° North, depth 179.42 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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