A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 27 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (17 miles). The temblor was picked up at 14:15:56 / 2:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -178.404° West, 51.6981° North, depth 13.1 km. Global time and date of event 17/06/17 / 2017-06-17 00:15:56 / June 17, 2017 @ 12:15 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16193256. Unique identifier: ak16193256. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.1 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days six hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 27 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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