A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 50 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (31 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 11.4 km (7 miles). The temblor was reported at 14:35:08 / 2:35 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10008w65. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16016323, us10008w65. Exact location of earthquake, -178.41° West, 51.4602° North, depth 11.4 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/05/17 / 2017-05-10 00:35:08 / May 10, 2017 @ 12:35 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and seventy-four, in the last 10 days four hundred and sixty, in the past 30 days four hundred and sixty-seven and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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