A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 12.3 km, -178.5188° West, 51.7359° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 12.3 km (8 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/05/17 / 2017-05-10 05:16:40 / May 10, 2017 @ 5:16 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 05:16:40 / 5:16 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ak16016540. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16016540.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourty-two, in the last 10 days four hundred and fourty-five, in the past 30 days four hundred and fifty-two and in the last 365 days five hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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