A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 33 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (21 miles). Event id: us10008urg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15998861, us10008urg. The epicenter was at a depth of 19.17 km (12 miles). The temblor was picked up at 13:41:39 / 1:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.4325 West, latitude 51.6456 North, depth = 19.17 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 23:41:39 / May 8, 2017 @ 11:41 pm.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four hundred and twelve, in the last 10 days four hundred and ninety-eight, in the past 30 days five hundred and three and in the last 365 days six hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 33 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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