A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 40 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (25 miles). The temblor was detected at 12:16:06 / 12:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.3531 West, latitude 51.5437 North, depth = 18.24 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.24 km (11 miles). Unique identifier: us10008uqc. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16117040, us10008uqc. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 22:16:06 / May 8, 2017 @ 10:16 pm.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 twelve, in the last 10 days three hundred and seventy-three, in the past 30 days three hundred and seventy-eight and in the last 365 days five hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 40 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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