A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 53 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (33 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude -170.2837 West, latitude 52.2179 North, depth = 52.9 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/05/16 / 2016-05-08 00:01:04 / May 8, 2016 @ 12:01 am. The temblor was detected at 13:01:04 / 1:01 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 52.9 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak13571059, us10005h8r. Unique identifier: us10005h8r.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days four hundred and eleven 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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