A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 39 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (24 miles). The temblor was picked up at 15:56:45 / 3:56 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/05/17 / 2017-05-10 01:56:45 / May 10, 2017 @ 1:56 am. Exact location of event, longitude -178.3149 West, latitude 51.547 North, depth = 26.39 km. Event id: us10008w6k. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16016411, us10008w6k. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.39 km (16 miles).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and seventy-two, in the last 10 days four hundred and sixty-five, in the past 30 days four hundred and seventy-two and in the last 365 days six hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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