A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 34 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (21 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.7 km (5 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -178.4795 West, latitude 51.6524 North, depth = 8.7 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/05/17 / 2017-05-14 07:15:14 / May 14, 2017 @ 7:15 am. The temblor was picked up at 21:15:14 / 9:15 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak16032210. Unique identifier: ak16032210.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days four hundred and fifty-one, in the past 30 days four hundred and seventy-eight and in the last 365 days six hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 34 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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