A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 29 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (18 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.4873 West, latitude 51.7241 North, depth = 13.2 km. Global time and date of event 05/05/17 / 2017-05-05 20:41:40 / May 5, 2017 @ 8:41 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us10008t7i. Event ids that are associated: ak15928601, us10008t7i. The temblor was reported at 10:41:40 / 10:41 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.2 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four hundred and thirty-seven, in the last 10 days four hundred and sixty-five, in the past 30 days four hundred and seventy and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 29 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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