A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 34 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (21 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/05/17 / 2017-05-06 13:39:00 / May 6, 2017 @ 1:39 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -178.5295° West, 51.6929° North, depth 8.6 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.6 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15939829, us10008trp. Id of event: us10008trp. The temblor was reported at 03:39:00 / 3:39 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and fifty-seven, in the last 10 days three hundred and ninety-nine, in the past 30 days four hundred and four and in the last 365 days five hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 34 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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