A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 52 km ESE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (32 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:23:51 / 6:23 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 86.6 km (54 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/02/17 / 2017-02-22 05:23:51 / February 22, 2017 @ 5:23 am. Exact location of event, longitude -169.9438 West, latitude 52.5207 North, depth = 86.6 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15424120. Unique identifier: ak15424120.
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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