A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 36 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (22 miles) on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16032630. Id of event: ak16032630. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/05/17 / 2017-05-14 12:20:05 / May 14, 2017 @ 12:20 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.4 km (5 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -178.4541° West, 51.6229° North, depth 7.4 km. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:20:05 / 2:20 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days four hundred and fourty-eight, in the past 30 days four hundred and seventy-seven and in the last 365 days six hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 36 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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