A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 42 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (26 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 5.1 km, -178.5774° West, 51.6187° North. The temblor was picked up at 22:35:41 / 10:35 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/05/17 / 2017-05-15 08:35:41 / May 15, 2017 @ 8:35 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.1 km (3 miles). Event id: ak16035053. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16035053.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days seventy-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and five and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-two 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 42 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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