A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 36 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (22 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/10/16 / 2016-10-15 20:51:11 / October 15, 2016 @ 8:51 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 12.8 km (8 miles). The temblor was detected at 11:51:11 / 11:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -178.1131° West, 51.5579° North, depth 12.8 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14211391. Id of event: ak14211391.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
Questions or comments?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 36 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
Copyright © 2016 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.