A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 42 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (26 miles). The temblor was reported at 22:16:40 / 10:16 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10008v3b. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16006546, us10008v3b. Global time and date of event 09/05/17 / 2017-05-09 08:16:40 / May 9, 2017 @ 8:16 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.8 km (9 miles). Exact location of event, depth 13.8 km, -178.4459° West, 51.5496° North.
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and ninety-five, in the last 10 days four hundred and eighty-six, in the past 30 days four hundred and ninety-one and in the last 365 days six hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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