A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 38 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (24 miles) on Monday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:15:18 / 11:15 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 20 km (12 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -178.407° West, 51.5809° North, depth 20 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16117000, us10008uph. Unique identifier: us10008uph. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 21:15:18 / May 8, 2017 @ 9:15 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and ninety-seven, in the last 10 days three hundred and fifty-seven, in the past 30 days three hundred and sixty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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