A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 34 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (21 miles). The temblor was reported at 15:35:21 / 3:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -178.4555° West, 51.6479° North, depth 5.2 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.2 km (3 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16000418, us10008v0u. Id of event: us10008v0u. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/05/17 / 2017-05-09 01:35:21 / May 9, 2017 @ 1:35 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four hundred and twenty-eight, in the last 10 days five hundred and twenty-four, in the past 30 days five hundred and twenty-nine and in the last 365 days six hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 34 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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