A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 71 km SSE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (44 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -177.8136 West, latitude 51.2786 North, depth = 37.3 km. Unique identifier: ak20105631. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20105631. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.3 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:35:16 / 10:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/08/18 / 2018-08-15 22:35:16 / August 15, 2018 @ 10:35 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days fourty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 71 km SSE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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