A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 35 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (22 miles). Exact location, longitude -178.3614° West, latitude 51.5937° North, depth = 20.25 km. Global time and date of event 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 17:10:07 / September 9, 2017 @ 5:10 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16790665, us2000am0a. Unique identifier: us2000am0a. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:10:07 / 7:10 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.25 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days seven hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 35 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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