A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 30 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (19 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.3976 West, latitude 51.6644 North, depth = 30.25 km. The temblor was detected at 12:42:21 / 12:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 22:42:21 / May 8, 2017 @ 10:42 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.25 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10008uqn. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16117058, us10008uqn.
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and eight, in the last 10 days three hundred and seventy, in the past 30 days three hundred and seventy-five and in the last 365 days five hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 30 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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