A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:59:01 / 8:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -178.4384° West, 51.6485° North, depth 13.1 km. Global time and date of event 12/07/17 / 2017-07-12 20:59:01 / July 12, 2017 @ 8:59 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16330646. Id of event: ak16330646. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.1 km (8 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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