A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 26 km SSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (16 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16246540, us2000a1kx. Id of event: us2000a1kx. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 103.1 km (64 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 21:49:42 / 9:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 103.1 km, 178.2938° East, 51.7494° North. Global time and date of event 02/07/17 / 2017-07-02 07:49:42 / July 2, 2017 @ 7:49 am UTC/GMT.
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. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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