A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 63 km SSW of Adak, Alaska (39 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:52:01 / 3:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 40.4 km, -177.1476° West, 51.397° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.4 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ak20285275. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20285275. Global time and date of event 17/10/18 / 2018-10-17 03:52:01 / October 17, 2018 @ 3:52 am UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days two hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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