A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 38 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (24 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/01/16 / 2016-01-28 02:31:32 / January 28, 2016 @ 2:31 am. Exact location, longitude -178.466° West, latitude 51.599° North, depth = 7.4 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak12541973. Unique identifier: ak12541973. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.4 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 16:31:32 / 4:31 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 38 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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