A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 40 km ENE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (25 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:06:51 / 3:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -178.5673 West, latitude 51.3867 North, depth = 33.3 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/08/17 / 2017-08-14 01:06:51 / August 14, 2017 @ 1:06 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33.3 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16515846. Id of event: ak16515846.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days six hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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