A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 47 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (29 miles). Id of earthquake: us10008v0c. Event ids that are associated: ak15998911, us10008v0c. Exact location of earthquake, -178.4861° West, 51.5143° North, depth 8.77 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:20:59 / 2:20 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.77 km (5 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/05/17 / 2017-05-09 00:20:59 / May 9, 2017 @ 12:20 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 four hundred and sixteen, in the last 10 days five hundred and four, in the past 30 days five hundred and nine and in the last 365 days six hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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