A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 18 km ESE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (11 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.6 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 13:11:17 / 1:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -177.8856° West, latitude 51.847° North, depth = 4.6 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/01/17 / 2017-01-23 23:11:17 / January 23, 2017 @ 11:11 pm. Event id: ak15139152. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15139152.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 18 km ESE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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