A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 26 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (16 miles) on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13479230. Id of event: ak13479230. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.9 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -178.4427° West, 51.7318° North, depth 10.9 km. The temblor was detected at 15:33:51 / 3:33 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/04/16 / 2016-04-18 00:33:51 / April 18, 2016 @ 12:33 am.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 26 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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