A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 34 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (21 miles). Exact location of event, depth 4.8 km, -178.4477° West, 51.6359° North. Unique identifier: ak16032622. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16032622. The temblor was reported at 01:52:30 / 1:52 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 4.8 km (3 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/05/17 / 2017-05-14 11:52:30 / May 14, 2017 @ 11:52 am.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days four hundred and fifty-one, in the past 30 days four hundred and eighty and in the last 365 days six hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
How would you describe the shaking?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 34 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.