A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 72 km SE of Cold Bay, Alaska (45 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/05/16 / 2016-05-17 16:59:55 / May 17, 2016 @ 4:59 pm. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:59:55 / 8:59 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22.1 km (14 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13590329. Id of event: ak13590329. Exact location of event, depth 22.1 km, -162.0593° West, 54.6594° North.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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