A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 73 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (45 miles) on Wednesday. Event id: ak20105809. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20105809. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/08/18 / 2018-08-15 23:56:37 / August 15, 2018 @ 11:56 pm. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:56:37 / 11:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 28 km, -178.0436° West, 51.2248° North.
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 twenty-two, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 73 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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