A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -178.441 West, latitude 51.5991 North, depth = 6.8 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16033797. Unique identifier: ak16033797. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.8 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 22:20:57 / 10:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/05/17 / 2017-05-14 22:20:57 / May 14, 2017 @ 10:20 pm.
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days four hundred and fourty-one, in the past 30 days four hundred and seventy-nine and in the last 365 days six hundred and three 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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