A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 33 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (21 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:22:23 / 4:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/07/17 / 2017-07-15 02:22:23 / July 15, 2017 @ 2:22 am. Exact location of event, longitude -178.3121 West, latitude 51.6018 North, depth = 13.1 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 13.1 km (8 miles). Id of earthquake: ak16471690. Event ids that are associated: ak16471690.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days six hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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