A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 53 km SSW of Adak, Alaska (33 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.0749 West, latitude 51.4801 North, depth = 39.7 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:07:23 / 3:07 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.7 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ak17374434. Ids that are associated to the event: ak17374434. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/11/17 / 2017-11-22 13:07:23 / November 22, 2017 @ 1:07 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days seven hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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