A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 15 km E of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (9 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:50:00 / 12:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 6.8 km, -177.9144° West, 51.8692° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/01/17 / 2017-01-24 10:50:00 / January 24, 2017 @ 10:50 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.8 km (4 miles). Event id: ak15143196. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15143196.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 15 km E of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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