A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 64 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (40 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -177.9907° West, 51.3129° North, depth 18.65 km. Event id: us20005jkb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005jkb, ak13422996. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.65 km (12 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:37:43 / 12:37 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 10/04/16 / 2016-04-10 12:37:43 / April 10, 2016 @ 12:37 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 64 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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