A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 43 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (27 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 14:38:16 / 2:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/09/17 / 2017-09-11 00:38:16 / September 11, 2017 @ 12:38 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 17.56 km, -178.554° West, 51.5916° North. Unique identifier: us2000amxb. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16806752, us2000amxb. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.56 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days seven hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 43 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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