A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 54 km SSE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (34 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 11:56:58 / 11:56 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20006v5n. Ids that are associated to the event: us20006v5n. Exact location of event, longitude -177.724 West, latitude 51.469 North, depth = 22.1 km. Global time and date of event 14/08/16 / 2016-08-14 20:56:58 / August 14, 2016 @ 8:56 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.1 km (14 miles).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 54 km SSE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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