A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 63 km SSE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (39 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/09/18 / 2018-09-03 16:35:43 / September 3, 2018 @ 4:35 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -177.798 West, latitude 51.3525 North, depth = 35 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20240582, us2000h7zz. Unique identifier: us2000h7zz. The temblor was picked up at 04:35:43 / 4:35 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 63 km SSE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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