A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 66 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (41 miles). Unique identifier: us2000havv. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20105413, us2000havv. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/08/18 / 2018-08-15 21:18:02 / August 15, 2018 @ 9:18 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -178.1546 West, latitude 51.2906 North, depth = 35 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:18:02 / 9:18 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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