A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 32 km ENE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (20 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.6791 West, latitude 51.3652 North, depth = 47 km. Id of earthquake: ak18575600. Event ids that are associated: ak18575600. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 47 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/03/18 / 2018-03-02 18:53:38 / March 2, 2018 @ 6:53 pm. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:53:38 / 8:53 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seven hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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