A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 44 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (27 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:48:25 / 2:48 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.08 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -178.5382° West, 51.5685° North, depth 17.08 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/08/17 / 2017-08-09 00:48:25 / August 9, 2017 @ 12:48 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16488760, us2000a7ws. Unique identifier: us2000a7ws.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 44 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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