A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 78 km SSE of Adak, Alaska (48 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:31:03 / 6:31 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 05/04/17 / 2017-04-05 06:31:03 / April 5, 2017 @ 6:31 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ak15689899. Event ids that are associated: ak15689899. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.9 km (15 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.2806 West, latitude 51.2163 North, depth = 23.9 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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