A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 73 km WNW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (45 miles). The temblor was detected at 04:17:40 / 4:17 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16849187, us2000aq9y. Id of event: us2000aq9y. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.173 West, latitude 52.0554 North, depth = 121.43 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/09/17 / 2017-09-18 16:17:40 / September 18, 2017 @ 4:17 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 121.43 km (75 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days six hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 73 km WNW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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