A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 140 km SE of Akutan, Alaska (87 miles) on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20007475, us1000g6jy. Id of event: us1000g6jy. The epicenter was at a depth of 22.22 km (14 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/08/18 / 2018-08-05 08:58:15 / August 5, 2018 @ 8:58 am UTC/GMT. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:58:15 / 9:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -164.1552 West, latitude 53.3138 North, depth = 22.22 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every 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.
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