A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 86 km SSE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (53 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/04/16 / 2016-04-15 18:38:27 / April 15, 2016 @ 6:38 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ak13448587. Unique identifier: ak13448587. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:38:27 / 6:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -177.5471 West, latitude 51.2016 North, depth = 23.3 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.3 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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