A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 33 km WSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (21 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.3 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16015900, us10008v72. Id of event: us10008v72. Exact location of event, longitude -178.5818 West, latitude 51.752 North, depth = 13.3 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:05:06 / 8:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/05/17 / 2017-05-09 18:05:06 / May 9, 2017 @ 6:05 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and fourty-seven, in the last 10 days four hundred and eighty-four, in the past 30 days four hundred and ninety-one and in the last 365 days six hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 33 km WSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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