A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 37 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (23 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/10/17 / 2017-10-13 08:01:02 / October 13, 2017 @ 8:01 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.1 km (3 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:01:02 / 10:01 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak17029032. Unique identifier: ak17029032. Exact location of event, longitude -178.4993 West, latitude 51.6246 North, depth = 5.1 km.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days seven hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 37 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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