A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 34 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (21 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 07:23:19 / 7:23 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20008sc7. Event ids that are associated: ak15466546, us20008sc7. Exact location, longitude -178.159° West, latitude 51.577° North, depth = 65.2 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 65.2 km (41 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/03/17 / 2017-03-11 17:23:19 / March 11, 2017 @ 5:23 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 34 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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