A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 31 km WSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (19 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 14:48:25 / 2:48 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak16488760. Event ids that are associated: ak16488760. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/08/17 / 2017-08-09 00:48:25 / August 9, 2017 @ 12:48 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.5246 West, latitude 51.7275 North, depth = 6.7 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 31 km WSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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