A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 37 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (23 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 15:04:59 / 3:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 01:04:59 / May 8, 2017 @ 1:04 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -178.5309 West, latitude 51.6508 North, depth = 6.9 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.9 km (4 miles). Event id: ak15975911. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15975911.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and thirty-one, in the last 10 days two hundred and eighty-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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