A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 28 km NNW of Amukta Island, Alaska (17 miles). Event id: ak16850754. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16850754. The temblor was detected at 03:13:18 / 3:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -171.4442 West, latitude 52.7157 North, depth = 103.3 km. Global time and date of event 12/09/17 / 2017-09-12 14:13:18 / September 12, 2017 @ 2:13 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 103.3 km (64 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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