A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 149 km S of Amatignak Island, Alaska (93 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.1059 West, latitude 49.9222 North, depth = 11.15 km. Event id: us2000a2y4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16391349, us2000a2y4. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.15 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:21:31 / 4:21 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/07/17 / 2017-07-08 16:21:31 / July 8, 2017 @ 4:21 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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