A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 34 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (21 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.5 km (7 miles). Event id: ak16022749. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16022749. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/05/17 / 2017-05-12 06:26:02 / May 12, 2017 @ 6:26 am. The temblor was picked up at 20:26:02 / 8:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.4266 West, latitude 51.6337 North, depth = 11.5 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eighty-five, in the past 30 days ninety and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 34 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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