A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 37 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (23 miles) on Tuesday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:26:09 / 4:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.5296 West, latitude 51.6437 North, depth = 5.7 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/05/17 / 2017-05-03 02:26:09 / May 3, 2017 @ 2:26 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15880861, us10008sdd. Unique identifier: us10008sdd.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and six, in the last 10 days one hundred and ten, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 37 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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