A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 45 km W of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (28 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.8081 West, latitude 51.8679 North, depth = 44.5 km. The temblor was detected at 03:29:25 / 3:29 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 44.5 km (28 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/05/17 / 2017-05-05 13:29:25 / May 5, 2017 @ 1:29 pm. Unique identifier: ak15922467. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15922467.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 45 km W of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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