A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 49 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (30 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -178.2236 West, latitude 51.4389 North, depth = 21.23 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:31:47 / 12:31 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 21.23 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/04/17 / 2017-04-20 22:31:47 / April 20, 2017 @ 10:31 pm. Id of earthquake: us10008lc2. Event ids that are associated: ak15795375, us10008lc2.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 49 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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