A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 31 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (19 miles). The temblor was picked up at 23:03:29 / 11:03 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/05/17 / 2017-05-10 09:03:29 / May 10, 2017 @ 9:03 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -178.4719° West, 51.6852° North, depth 12 km. Unique identifier: us10008w8i. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16016828, us10008w8i.
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and sixty-three, in the last 10 days five hundred and eleven, in the past 30 days five hundred and eighteen and in the last 365 days six hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 31 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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