A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 34 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (21 miles). Event id: us10008wch. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16017942, us10008wch. Exact location of event, longitude -178.4381 West, latitude 51.6374 North, depth = 19.77 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.77 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:55:11 / 12:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/05/17 / 2017-05-10 22:55:11 / May 10, 2017 @ 10:55 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourteen, in the last 10 days four hundred and seventy-six, in the past 30 days four hundred and eighty-three and in the last 365 days six hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 34 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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