A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 44 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (27 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/10/16 / 2016-10-29 10:07:12 / October 29, 2016 @ 10:07 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 77.8 km (48 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.654 West, latitude 51.6382 North, depth = 77.8 km. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:07:12 / 1:07 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak14283721. Ids that are associated to the event: ak14283721.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and nine 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 44 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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