A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 44 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (27 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/07/17 / 2017-07-23 09:04:51 / July 23, 2017 @ 9:04 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16366718. Unique identifier: ak16366718. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.7 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, depth 6.7 km, -178.3481° West, 51.506° North. The temblor was reported at 23:04:51 / 11:04 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days seven hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 44 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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