A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 53 km WSW of Adak, Alaska (33 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 68.51 km (43 miles). Global time and date of event 25/08/17 / 2017-08-25 04:44:21 / August 25, 2017 @ 4:44 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16661072, us2000age1. Id of event: us2000age1. Exact location of event, depth 68.51 km, -177.387° West, 51.7064° North. The temblor was detected at 18:44:21 / 6:44 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days seven hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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