A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 33 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (21 miles). Exact location, longitude -178.3258° West, latitude 51.6038° North, depth = 2.9 km. Unique identifier: us20009wlq. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16334455, us20009wlq. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/07/17 / 2017-07-15 07:40:51 / July 15, 2017 @ 7:40 am. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:40:51 / 9:40 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 2.9 km (2 miles).
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 ten, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days six hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 33 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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