A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 51 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (32 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/10/17 / 2017-10-13 08:01:01 / October 13, 2017 @ 8:01 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak17029032, us1000atl3. Unique identifier: us1000atl3. The temblor was reported at 22:01:01 / 10:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.4398 West, latitude 51.4606 North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days seven hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 51 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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