A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 48 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (30 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 52 km (32 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/01/17 / 2017-01-25 17:42:06 / January 25, 2017 @ 5:42 pm. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:42:06 / 7:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.2539 West, latitude 51.4505 North, depth = 52 km. Event id: ak15155455. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15155455.
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. 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: 48 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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