A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 39 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (24 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:40:45 / 11:40 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 14/10/17 / 2017-10-14 21:40:45 / October 14, 2017 @ 9:40 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.46 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us1000atkb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak17042526, us1000atkb. Exact location, longitude -178.303° West, latitude 51.5477° North, depth = 14.46 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days seven hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 39 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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