A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 34 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (21 miles). Id of earthquake: ak16516365. Event ids that are associated: ak16516365. The temblor was detected at 16:35:09 / 4:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/08/17 / 2017-08-14 02:35:09 / August 14, 2017 @ 2:35 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -178.458° West, 51.6432° North, depth 5.9 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.9 km (4 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days six hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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