A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 37 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (23 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.6 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16016917, us10008w8x. Id of event: us10008w8x. Exact location of event, longitude -178.3717 West, latitude 51.5802 North, depth = 7.6 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:07:01 / 12:07 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/05/17 / 2017-05-10 10:07:01 / May 10, 2017 @ 10:07 am.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes 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-five, in the last 10 days five hundred and eighteen, in the past 30 days five hundred and twenty-five and in the last 365 days six hundred and fifty-four 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 37 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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