A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 34 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (21 miles). Global time and date of event 14/05/17 / 2017-05-14 07:15:14 / May 14, 2017 @ 7:15 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 21:15:14 / 9:15 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10008x9k. Event ids that are associated: ak16032210, us10008x9k. Exact location of event, longitude -178.4795 West, latitude 51.6524 North, depth = 8.7 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.7 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-six, in the last 10 days five hundred, in the past 30 days five hundred and twenty-seven and in the last 365 days six hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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