A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 31 km WSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (19 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 04:32:50 / May 8, 2017 @ 4:32 am. Event id: ak15978662. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15978662. Exact location of event, depth 13.3 km, -178.5272° West, 51.7271° North. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:32:50 / 6:32 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 13.3 km (8 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and ninety-six, in the last 10 days three hundred and fifty-four, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 31 km WSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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