A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 29 km WSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (18 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.5 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 18:50:03 / 6:50 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak15934886. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15934886. Exact location of event, longitude -178.4995 West, latitude 51.7465 North, depth = 15.5 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/05/17 / 2017-05-06 04:50:03 / May 6, 2017 @ 4:50 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twenty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 29 km WSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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