A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 43 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (27 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/01/16 / 2016-01-30 14:45:35 / January 30, 2016 @ 2:45 pm. Id of earthquake: us20004ybi. Event ids that are associated: ak12574493, us20004ybi. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 25 km (16 miles). The temblor was detected at 04:45:35 / 4:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -178.1752 West, latitude 51.4962 North, depth = 25 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred 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: 43 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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