A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 44 km SSE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (27 miles) on Thursday. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:54:08 / 12:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -177.9617° West, latitude 51.4976° North, depth = 43.5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.5 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us20005yb7. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13607279, us20005yb7. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/05/16 / 2016-05-26 21:54:08 / May 26, 2016 @ 9:54 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 44 km SSE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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