A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 32 km E of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (20 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 106.11 km (66 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -177.6762° West, latitude 51.845° North, depth = 106.11 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/11/17 / 2017-11-12 04:59:06 / November 12, 2017 @ 4:59 am. The temblor was detected at 18:59:06 / 6:59 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000bpbr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak17184377, us2000bpbr.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days seven hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 32 km E of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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