A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.6 km (5 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -178.3717 West, latitude 51.5802 North, depth = 7.6 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/05/17 / 2017-05-10 10:07:01 / May 10, 2017 @ 10:07 am. Event id: ak16016917. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16016917. The temblor was reported at 10:07:01 / 10:07 am (local time epicenter).
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 one hundred and twenty-one, in the last 10 days four hundred and fifty-two, in the past 30 days four hundred and fifty-nine and in the last 365 days five hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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