A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:33:24 / 7:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -178.4949 West, latitude 51.6091 North, depth = 5.3 km. Unique identifier: ak15869075. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15869075. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/05/17 / 2017-05-02 07:33:24 / May 2, 2017 @ 7:33 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.3 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-three, in the last 10 days eighty-five, in the past 30 days ninety and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixteen 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.
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