A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 64 km E of Chignik Lake, Alaska (40 miles) on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15272519. Id of event: ak15272519. The temblor was detected at 05:36:43 / 5:36 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 54.5 km (34 miles). Global time and date of event 15/02/17 / 2017-02-15 14:36:43 / February 15, 2017 @ 2:36 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -157.7402 West, latitude 56.3606 North, depth = 54.5 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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