A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 35 km WSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (22 miles) on Saturday. Event id: ak13601254. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13601254. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 27.3 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 20:26:05 / 8:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -178.6081 West, latitude 51.7561 North, depth = 27.3 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/05/16 / 2016-05-22 05:26:05 / May 22, 2016 @ 5:26 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 35 km WSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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