A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 46 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (29 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 15:29:19 / 3:29 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15975917, us10008uia. Id of event: us10008uia. The epicenter was at a depth of 21.66 km (13 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -178.4313 West, latitude 51.5084 North, depth = 21.66 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 01:29:19 / May 8, 2017 @ 1:29 am.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and fourty, in the last 10 days two hundred and ninety-six, in the past 30 days three hundred and two and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 46 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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