A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 77 km SSE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (48 miles). Exact location, longitude -177.7044° West, latitude 51.246° North, depth = 29.43 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 29.43 km (18 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:10:45 / 8:10 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000axtb. Ids that are associated to the event: ak17105350, us1000axtb. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/10/17 / 2017-10-25 20:10:45 / October 25, 2017 @ 8:10 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days seven hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 77 km SSE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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