A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 33 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (21 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.9 km (2 miles). The temblor was detected at 21:40:51 / 9:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -178.3258° West, latitude 51.6038° North, depth = 2.9 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16334455. Unique identifier: ak16334455. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/07/17 / 2017-07-15 07:40:51 / July 15, 2017 @ 7:40 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 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days six hundred and sixty-three 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 33 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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