A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 33 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (21 miles). Exact location of event, depth 20.33 km, -178.4753° West, 51.6629° North. Event id: us2000ad16. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16506614, us2000ad16. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/08/17 / 2017-08-12 18:34:40 / August 12, 2017 @ 6:34 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.33 km (13 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:34:40 / 8:34 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days six hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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