A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 39 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (24 miles). Unique identifier: us10008v6y. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16015875, us10008v6y. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/05/17 / 2017-05-09 17:38:56 / May 9, 2017 @ 5:38 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.2 km (5 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -178.5284 West, latitude 51.6275 North, depth = 8.2 km. The temblor was picked up at 07:38:56 / 7:38 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and sixty-four, in the last 10 days four hundred and eighty-seven, in the past 30 days four hundred and ninety-four and in the last 365 days six hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 39 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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