A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 72 km SSE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (45 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:26:27 / 2:26 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak20106430, us1000gh43. Unique identifier: us1000gh43. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/08/18 / 2018-08-16 14:26:27 / August 16, 2018 @ 2:26 pm. Exact location, longitude -177.7253° West, latitude 51.2903° North, depth = 35 km.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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