A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 82 km SSW of Unalaska, Alaska (51 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:14:47 / 8:14 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/03/18 / 2018-03-27 19:14:47 / March 27, 2018 @ 7:14 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.6 km (26 miles). Exact location, longitude -166.8352° West, latitude 53.1543° North, depth = 41.6 km. Id of earthquake: ak18792277. Event ids that are associated: ak18792277.
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 eleven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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