A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 138 km SE of Akutan, Alaska (86 miles) on Wednesday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:50:31 / 6:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -164.5378 West, latitude 53.1349 North, depth = 16.64 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 16.64 km (10 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000a5v8. Event ids that are associated: ak16354236, us2000a5v8. Global time and date of event 19/07/17 / 2017-07-19 17:50:31 / July 19, 2017 @ 5:50 pm UTC/GMT.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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