A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 30 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (19 miles) on Friday. The temblor was detected at 14:51:41 / 2:51 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15931256. Id of event: ak15931256. Exact location of event, longitude -178.458 West, latitude 51.6913 North, depth = 13.1 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.1 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 06/05/17 / 2017-05-06 00:51:41 / May 6, 2017 @ 12:51 am UTC/GMT.
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 one hundred and twenty-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 30 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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