A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 74 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (46 miles) on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: ak20105566. Event ids that are associated: ak20105566. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/08/18 / 2018-08-15 22:12:10 / August 15, 2018 @ 10:12 pm. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:12:10 / 10:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 39.7 km, -178.0036° West, 51.2223° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.7 km (25 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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