A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 82 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (51 miles). The temblor was reported at 20:49:38 / 8:49 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000g9zt. Event ids that are associated: ak19921386, us2000g9zt. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/07/18 / 2018-07-15 07:49:38 / July 15, 2018 @ 7:49 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 29.72 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -169.4099 West, latitude 52.2698 North, depth = 29.72 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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