A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -178.4843 West, latitude 51.6228 North, depth = 3.5 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 3.5 km (2 miles). The temblor was reported at 08:16:39 / 8:16 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak16006546. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16006546. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/05/17 / 2017-05-09 08:16:39 / May 9, 2017 @ 8:16 am.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and eighty-nine, in the last 10 days three hundred and fifty-six, in the past 30 days three hundred and sixty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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