A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 71 km W of Amatignak Island, Alaska (44 miles). Unique identifier: ak18736662. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18736662. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.8736 East, latitude 51.2704 North, depth = 42.8 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.8 km (27 miles). Global time and date of event 23/03/18 / 2018-03-23 09:39:51 / March 23, 2018 @ 9:39 am UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:39:51 / 9:39 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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