A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 37 km WSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (23 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 21.87 km (14 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:44:52 / 4:44 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10008w6t. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16016436, us10008w6t. Exact location of event, depth 21.87 km, -178.6047° West, 51.7125° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/05/17 / 2017-05-10 02:44:52 / May 10, 2017 @ 2:44 am.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fifty-nine, in the last 10 days four hundred and fifty, in the past 30 days four hundred and fifty-seven and in the last 365 days five hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 37 km WSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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