A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 72 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (45 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 49.2 km (31 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:09:23 / 8:09 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak15061360. Unique identifier: ak15061360. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/01/17 / 2017-01-11 20:09:23 / January 11, 2017 @ 8:09 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -177.9469° West, latitude 51.2476° North, depth = 49.2 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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: 72 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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