A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 20 km NNW of Atka, Alaska (12 miles). Exact location, longitude -174.2755° West, latitude 52.374° North, depth = 194.7 km. Id of earthquake: ak18655286. Event ids that are associated: ak18655286. Global time and date of event 03/03/18 / 2018-03-03 00:53:06 / March 3, 2018 @ 12:53 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 194.7 km (121 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:53:06 / 2:53 pm (local time epicenter).
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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