A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 31 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (19 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16032194, us10008x9f. Id of event: us10008x9f. The temblor was detected at 19:47:11 / 7:47 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 14/05/17 / 2017-05-14 05:47:11 / May 14, 2017 @ 5:47 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.7 km (7 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -178.3818° West, 51.6429° North, depth 11.7 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days five hundred and two, in the past 30 days five hundred and twenty-seven and in the last 365 days six hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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