A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 146 km E of Chirikof Island, Alaska (91 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -153.3862 West, latitude 56.1884 North, depth = 33 km. The temblor was reported at 20:08:38 / 8:08 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak18747496, us1000d8im. Unique identifier: ak18747496. The epicenter was at a depth of 33 km (21 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/03/18 / 2018-03-24 06:08:38 / March 24, 2018 @ 6:08 am.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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