A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 42 km SSE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (26 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.8 km (21 miles). Exact location, longitude -177.9779° West, latitude 51.5136° North, depth = 33.8 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13422996. Id of event: ak13422996. The temblor was reported at 03:37:45 / 3:37 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/04/16 / 2016-04-10 12:37:45 / April 10, 2016 @ 12:37 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 42 km SSE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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