A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 40 km W of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (25 miles) on Saturday. Exact location, longitude -178.7227° West, latitude 51.9251° North, depth = 124 km. Id of earthquake: us1000729i. Event ids that are associated: ak14256719, us1000729i. The epicenter was at a depth of 124 km (77 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:06:03 / 11:06 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/10/16 / 2016-10-22 20:06:03 / October 22, 2016 @ 8:06 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 40 km W of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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