A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 26 km SSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (16 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:49:42 / 9:49 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 103.1 km (64 miles). Id of earthquake: ak16246540. Event ids that are associated: ak16246540. Global time and date of event 02/07/17 / 2017-07-02 07:49:42 / July 2, 2017 @ 7:49 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 178.2938 East, latitude 51.7494 North, depth = 103.1 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-eight 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. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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