A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 37 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (23 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 05:12:14 / May 8, 2017 @ 5:12 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15978689. Id of event: ak15978689. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.5 km (9 miles). The temblor was reported at 19:12:14 / 7:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -178.4866 West, latitude 51.6275 North, depth = 14.5 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and thirty-three, in the last 10 days two hundred and ninety, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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