A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 38 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (24 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 22:06:40 / May 8, 2017 @ 10:06 pm. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:06:40 / 12:06 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15995935, us10008uq7. Id of event: us10008uq7. The epicenter was at a depth of 25.38 km (16 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.3546 West, latitude 51.5648 North, depth = 25.38 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and ten, in the last 10 days three hundred and seventy-one, in the past 30 days three hundred and seventy-six and in the last 365 days five hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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