A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 44 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (27 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak15995885, us10008upp. Unique identifier: us10008upp. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 21:30:45 / May 8, 2017 @ 9:30 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 17.18 km (11 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:30:45 / 11:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 17.18 km, -178.3783° West, 51.5163° North.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and four, in the last 10 days three hundred and sixty-four, in the past 30 days three hundred and sixty-nine and in the last 365 days five hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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