A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 67 km SSE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (42 miles) on Thursday. Exact location, longitude -177.9369° West, latitude 51.2878° North, depth = 37.9 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15284126. Id of event: ak15284126. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/02/17 / 2017-02-17 09:34:41 / February 17, 2017 @ 9:34 am. The temblor was detected at 21:34:41 / 9:34 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 37.9 km (24 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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: 67 km SSE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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