A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 31 km WSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (19 miles) on Friday. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:56:36 / 9:56 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.9 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/05/17 / 2017-05-06 07:56:36 / May 6, 2017 @ 7:56 am. Event id: us10008trg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15937347, us10008trg. Exact location of event, depth 13.9 km, -178.5588° West, 51.7759° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and fifty-two, in the last 10 days two hundred and eighty-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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: 31 km WSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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