A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 212 km SSE of Unalaska, Alaska (132 miles) on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/08/18 / 2018-08-31 11:32:55 / August 31, 2018 @ 11:32 am. The temblor was reported at 00:32:55 / 12:32 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.5 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20238675. Unique identifier: ak20238675. Exact location of earthquake, -165.8746° West, 52.0025° North, depth 32.5 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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