A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 47 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (29 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.79 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -178.3951° West, 51.4837° North, depth 15.79 km. Global time and date of event 07/05/17 / 2017-05-07 11:04:05 / May 7, 2017 @ 11:04 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 01:04:05 / 1:04 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10008vqk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15958660, us10008vqk.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four hundred and thirty-eight, in the last 10 days four hundred and ninety-eight, in the past 30 days five hundred and four and in the last 365 days six hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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