A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 31 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (19 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 22:22:36 / 10:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 13.2 km, -178.4941° West, 51.7066° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.2 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/05/17 / 2017-05-07 08:22:36 / May 7, 2017 @ 8:22 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15956063, us10008vq6. Id of event: us10008vq6.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four hundred and fifty, in the last 10 days five hundred and ten, in the past 30 days five hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days six hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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