A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 103 km SW of Atka, Alaska (64 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -175.2401 West, latitude 51.5212 North, depth = 35.8 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/02/17 / 2017-02-04 10:11:02 / February 4, 2017 @ 10:11 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.8 km (22 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15200860, us20008j3h. Id of event: us20008j3h. The temblor was detected at 22:11:02 / 10:11 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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