A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 32 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (20 miles) on Tuesday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:08:35 / 3:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -178.4681° West, latitude 51.6686° North, depth = 10.1 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/05/17 / 2017-05-09 13:08:35 / May 9, 2017 @ 1:08 pm. Unique identifier: us10008v5e. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16011206, us10008v5e. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.1 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and fifty-seven, in the last 10 days four hundred and fourty-eight, in the past 30 days four hundred and fifty-five and in the last 365 days five hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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