A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 30 km WSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (19 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/05/17 / 2017-05-09 01:08:40 / May 9, 2017 @ 1:08 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.3 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 15:08:40 / 3:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.5284 West, latitude 51.7477 North, depth = 13.3 km. Unique identifier: us10008v0n. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16000393, us10008v0n.
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four hundred and twenty-five, in the last 10 days five hundred and nineteen, in the past 30 days five hundred and twenty-four and in the last 365 days six hundred and fourty-six 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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