A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 14 km E of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (9 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:47:32 / 12:47 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak15143195. Unique identifier: ak15143195. Exact location, longitude -177.938° West, latitude 51.8723° North, depth = 0.9 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/01/17 / 2017-01-24 10:47:32 / January 24, 2017 @ 10:47 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.9 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 14 km E of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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