A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 67 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (42 miles) on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: ak15450799. Event ids that are associated: ak15450799. Exact location of event, depth 18.5 km, -170.2118° West, 52.1035° North. Global time and date of event 28/02/17 / 2017-02-28 21:52:21 / February 28, 2017 @ 9:52 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 10:52:21 / 10:52 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 18.5 km (11 miles).
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 two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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