A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 152 km SSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska (94 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:25:35 / 12:25 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 11.5 km (7 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/05/17 / 2017-05-26 11:25:35 / May 26, 2017 @ 11:25 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16211496. Id of event: ak16211496. Exact location of event, depth 11.5 km, -160.8374° West, 53.6352° North.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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