A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 105 km S of Atka, Alaska (65 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -174.4794 West, latitude 51.262 North, depth = 40 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/02/17 / 2017-02-10 01:12:16 / February 10, 2017 @ 1:12 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15330516. Unique identifier: ak15330516. The epicenter was at a depth of 40 km (25 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:12:16 / 1:12 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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