A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 48 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (30 miles). Exact location, longitude -178.3568° West, latitude 51.4713° North, depth = 8.83 km. The temblor was picked up at 15:04:46 / 3:04 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 8.83 km (5 miles). Unique identifier: us10008x8r. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16031088, us10008x8r. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/05/17 / 2017-05-14 01:04:46 / May 14, 2017 @ 1:04 am.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days four hundred and sixty-seven, in the past 30 days four hundred and ninety-two and in the last 365 days six hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 48 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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