A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 29 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (18 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.4536 West, latitude 51.7059 North, depth = 13.1 km. The temblor was picked up at 15:29:21 / 3:29 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak15975917. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15975917. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 01:29:21 / May 8, 2017 @ 1:29 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.1 km (8 miles).
Every 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 two hundred and thirty-three, in the last 10 days two hundred and ninety, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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 SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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