A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 31 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (19 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/05/17 / 2017-05-14 05:47:11 / May 14, 2017 @ 5:47 am. Exact location of event, depth 11.7 km, -178.3818° West, 51.6429° North. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16032194. Unique identifier: ak16032194. The temblor was picked up at 19:47:11 / 7:47 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.7 km (7 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 twenty-two, in the last 10 days four hundred and fifty-three, in the past 30 days four hundred and seventy-eight and in the last 365 days six hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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