A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 83 km ENE of Adak, Alaska (52 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 254.65 km (158 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 17:56:15 / 5:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/08/17 / 2017-08-06 03:56:15 / August 6, 2017 @ 3:56 am. Unique identifier: us2000ab5y. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16642791, us2000ab5y. Exact location of event, depth 254.65 km, -175.6352° West, 52.2843° North.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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