A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 96 km SSE of Amukta Island, Alaska (60 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -170.6294 West, latitude 51.7173 North, depth = 25.5 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/11/17 / 2017-11-09 05:04:52 / November 9, 2017 @ 5:04 am. The temblor was detected at 18:04:52 / 6:04 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak17203571. Id of event: ak17203571. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.5 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-six 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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