A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 37 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (23 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.9 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -178.4349° West, latitude 51.6028° North, depth = 4.9 km. The temblor was picked up at 17:25:00 / 5:25 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/08/17 / 2017-08-16 03:25:00 / August 16, 2017 @ 3:25 am. Event id: ak16535054. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16535054.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eight, 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 have been detected in the same area. 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.
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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: 37 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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