A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 49 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (30 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.4488 West, latitude 51.4866 North, depth = 41.5 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:43:21 / 3:43 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/12/16 / 2016-12-15 13:43:21 / December 15, 2016 @ 1:43 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41.5 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak14734126. Event ids that are associated: ak14734126.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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