A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 12:12:55 / 12:12 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 7.2 km (4 miles). Global time and date of event 09/05/17 / 2017-05-09 12:12:55 / May 9, 2017 @ 12:12 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -178.4211 West, latitude 51.6367 North, depth = 7.2 km. Unique identifier: ak16009680. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16009680.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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-four, in the last 10 days three hundred and fifty-four, in the past 30 days three hundred and sixty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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