A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 29 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (18 miles) on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 13.2 km (8 miles). The temblor was detected at 09:20:43 / 9:20 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/05/17 / 2017-05-05 19:20:43 / May 5, 2017 @ 7:20 pm. Exact location, longitude -178.4817° West, latitude 51.7255° North, depth = 13.2 km. Id of earthquake: us10008t7l. Event ids that are associated: ak15927253, us10008t7l.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four hundred and thirty-six, in the last 10 days four hundred and sixty-three, in the past 30 days four hundred and sixty-eight and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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