A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 43 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (27 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.47 km (25 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:40:18 / 6:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -178.1545° West, 51.4955° North, depth 40.47 km. Event id: us20008vfw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15618603, us20008vfw. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/03/17 / 2017-03-24 04:40:18 / March 24, 2017 @ 4:40 am.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 43 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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