A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 31 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (19 miles) on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/05/17 / 2017-05-15 08:56:59 / May 15, 2017 @ 8:56 am. Exact location of event, longitude -178.3804 West, latitude 51.6467 North, depth = 4.9 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.9 km (3 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:56:59 / 10:56 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak16035436. Event ids that are associated: ak16035436.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days eighty, in the past 30 days one hundred and seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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