A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 68 km NNW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (42 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.3551 West, latitude 51.8627 North, depth = 94.7 km. Global time and date of event 26/04/17 / 2017-04-26 15:01:50 / April 26, 2017 @ 3:01 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 03:01:50 / 3:01 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 94.7 km (59 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10008l60. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15820442, us10008l60.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-one, in the last 10 days eighty-three, in the past 30 days eighty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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