A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 30 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (19 miles) on Thursday. Id of earthquake: ak16377859. Event ids that are associated: ak16377859. Exact location of earthquake, -178.3861° West, 51.6588° North, depth 12.3 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12.3 km (8 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/07/17 / 2017-07-27 22:39:22 / July 27, 2017 @ 10:39 pm. The temblor was picked up at 12:39:22 / 12:39 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days six hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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