A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 73 km SSE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (45 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.3 km (14 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -177.8005° West, 51.2571° North, depth 22.3 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/08/18 / 2018-08-17 14:15:54 / August 17, 2018 @ 2:15 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ak20108345. Event ids that are associated: ak20108345. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:15:54 / 2:15 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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