A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 51 km W of Adak, Alaska (32 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 71.2 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 18:44:20 / 6:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 71.2 km, -177.3967° West, 51.8183° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/08/17 / 2017-08-25 04:44:20 / August 25, 2017 @ 4:44 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16661072. Id of event: ak16661072.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days seven hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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