A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 35 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (22 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:58:09 / 7:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/10/17 / 2017-10-12 05:58:09 / October 12, 2017 @ 5:58 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us1000at52. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak17020026, us1000at52. Exact location of earthquake, -178.4438° West, 51.6262° North, depth 13.2 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.2 km (8 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days seven hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 35 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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