A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 104 km W of Amukta Island, Alaska (65 miles). Event id: us20003n5w. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak11720927, us20003n5w. The temblor was picked up at 20:03:29 / 8:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -172.7714° West, latitude 52.6448° North, depth = 205.6 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 205.6 km (128 miles). Global time and date of event 17/09/15 / 2015-09-17 08:03:29 / September 17, 2015 @ 8:03 am UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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