A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 21 km ESE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (13 miles) on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15142401. Id of event: ak15142401. Exact location of event, longitude -177.8502 West, latitude 51.8227 North, depth = 8.7 km. The temblor was detected at 00:01:20 / 12:01 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.7 km (5 miles). Global time and date of event 24/01/17 / 2017-01-24 10:01:20 / January 24, 2017 @ 10:01 am UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 21 km ESE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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