A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 34 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (21 miles). Exact location of event, depth 16.59 km, -178.4346° West, 51.6009° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/08/17 / 2017-08-14 02:35:09 / August 14, 2017 @ 2:35 am. Unique identifier: us2000a7wd. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16516365, us2000a7wd. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 16.59 km (10 miles). The temblor was reported at 16:35:09 / 4:35 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days six hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 34 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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