A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 74 km W of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (46 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/11/17 / 2017-11-09 02:09:49 / November 9, 2017 @ 2:09 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -179.2075° West, 51.9884° North, depth 213.9 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 213.9 km (133 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak17203562. Id of event: ak17203562. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:09:49 / 2:09 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 74 km W of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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