A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 191 km SE of Adak, Alaska (119 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:50:27 / 7:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -175.0019° West, 50.5071° North, depth 5.6 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.6 km (3 miles). Unique identifier: ak15269428. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15269428. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/02/17 / 2017-02-07 19:50:27 / February 7, 2017 @ 7:50 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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