A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 34 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (21 miles) on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/07/17 / 2017-07-09 22:33:20 / July 9, 2017 @ 10:33 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.4588 West, latitude 51.642 North, depth = 4.7 km. Id of earthquake: ak16315366. Event ids that are associated: ak16315366. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.7 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 12:33:20 / 12:33 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days six hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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