A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 68 km SSE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (42 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.9171 West, latitude 51.2867 North, depth = 23.1 km. The temblor was detected at 16:33:23 / 4:33 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/03/17 / 2017-03-04 04:33:23 / March 4, 2017 @ 4:33 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15452823. Id of event: ak15452823. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 23.1 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each 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 three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 68 km SSE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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