A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 48 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (30 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:43:28 / 2:43 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10008v0i. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16000358, us10008v0i. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.99 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.412 West, latitude 51.4795 North, depth = 11.99 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/05/17 / 2017-05-09 00:43:28 / May 9, 2017 @ 12:43 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four hundred and twenty-seven, in the last 10 days five hundred and fifteen, in the past 30 days five hundred and twenty and in the last 365 days six hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 48 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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