A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 34 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (21 miles) on Monday. The temblor was detected at 06:58:59 / 6:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 13.2 km, -178.055° West, 51.5826° North. Global time and date of event 14/11/16 / 2016-11-14 16:58:59 / November 14, 2016 @ 4:58 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.2 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10007977. Event ids that are associated: ak14336332, us10007977.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 34 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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