A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 65 km W of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (40 miles) on Monday. Global time and date of event 18/09/17 / 2017-09-18 16:17:40 / September 18, 2017 @ 4:17 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak16849187. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16849187. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.0884 West, latitude 51.9077 North, depth = 122.9 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 122.9 km (76 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:17:40 / 6:17 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 65 km W of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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