A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 39 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (24 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.4884 West, latitude 51.6108 North, depth = 9.43 km. The temblor was picked up at 21:33:24 / 9:33 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/05/17 / 2017-05-02 07:33:24 / May 2, 2017 @ 7:33 am. Id of earthquake: us10008rbt. Event ids that are associated: ak15869075, us10008rbt. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.43 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-three, in the last 10 days ninety-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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