A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 49 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska (30 miles) on Tuesday. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:10:32 / 11:10 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000auxr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak17067892, us1000auxr. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/10/17 / 2017-10-17 20:10:32 / October 17, 2017 @ 8:10 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 80.51 km (50 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -163.043 West, latitude 54.464 North, depth = 80.51 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-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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