A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 43 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (27 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.4406 West, latitude 51.5405 North, depth = 18.83 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16016220, us10008v8d. Unique identifier: us10008v8d. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18.83 km (12 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/05/17 / 2017-05-09 23:24:02 / May 9, 2017 @ 11:24 pm. The temblor was picked up at 13:24:02 / 1:24 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twenty-four, in the last 10 days three hundred and ninety-four, in the past 30 days four hundred and one and in the last 365 days five hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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: 43 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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