A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/05/17 / 2017-05-10 01:49:30 / May 10, 2017 @ 1:49 am. Exact location of event, depth 6.7 km, -178.4396° West, 51.6531° North. The temblor was reported at 01:49:30 / 1:49 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ak16016407. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16016407. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.7 km (4 miles).
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 sixty, 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 eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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