A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 28 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (17 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/05/17 / 2017-05-10 14:08:19 / May 10, 2017 @ 2:08 pm. Exact location, longitude -178.486° West, latitude 51.7364° North, depth = 11.8 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.8 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10008wa5. Event ids that are associated: ak16017173, us10008wa5. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:08:19 / 4:08 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twenty-two, in the last 10 days four hundred and fifty-eight, in the past 30 days four hundred and sixty-five and in the last 365 days five hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 28 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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