A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 76 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (47 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/12/17 / 2017-12-29 07:22:29 / December 29, 2017 @ 7:22 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak17729914, us1000c0x7. Unique identifier: us1000c0x7. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -177.9354° West, latitude 51.2083° North, depth = 35 km. The temblor was detected at 19:22:29 / 7:22 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days eight hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 76 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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