A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 29 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (18 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -178.4893° West, 51.7342° North, depth 13.5 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/08/17 / 2017-08-12 18:34:41 / August 12, 2017 @ 6:34 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:34:41 / 8:34 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ak16506614. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16506614. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.5 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days six hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 29 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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