A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 30 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (19 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 21:50:29 / May 8, 2017 @ 9:50 pm. Exact location, longitude -178.4628° West, latitude 51.6994° North, depth = 25.68 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 25.68 km (16 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:50:29 / 11:50 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10008uq1. Event ids that are associated: ak16117024, us10008uq1.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and one, in the last 10 days three hundred and sixty-three, in the past 30 days three hundred and sixty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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