A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Monday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:42:22 / 10:42 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 22:42:22 / May 8, 2017 @ 10:42 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16117058. Id of event: ak16117058. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 22.7 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -178.4384° West, 51.7582° North, depth 22.7 km.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and twenty-eight, 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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