A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 40 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (25 miles) on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us10008v5k. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16011215, us10008v5k. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/05/17 / 2017-05-09 13:41:22 / May 9, 2017 @ 1:41 pm. The temblor was picked up at 03:41:22 / 3:41 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.2 km (13 miles). Exact location, longitude -178.4761° West, latitude 51.5832° North, depth = 20.2 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and fifty-seven, in the last 10 days four hundred and fourty-seven, in the past 30 days four hundred and fifty-four and in the last 365 days five hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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 SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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