A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 81 km SSE of Adak, Alaska (50 miles) on Tuesday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:13:00 / 10:13 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 21.1 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/11/17 / 2017-11-15 10:13:00 / November 15, 2017 @ 10:13 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ak17225805. Event ids that are associated: ak17225805. Exact location, longitude -176.2212° West, latitude 51.1958° North, depth = 21.1 km.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-one 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.
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