A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 38 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (24 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/07/17 / 2017-07-12 02:49:32 / July 12, 2017 @ 2:49 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak16329104, us2000a3gq. Unique identifier: us2000a3gq. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:49:32 / 4:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -178.4877 West, latitude 51.4906 North, depth = 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 38 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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