A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 67 km SSE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (42 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 37.27 km, -177.8291° West, 51.3047° North. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:15:55 / 2:15 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000h9zv. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20108345, us2000h9zv. The epicenter was at a depth of 37.27 km (23 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/08/18 / 2018-08-17 14:15:55 / August 17, 2018 @ 2:15 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days thirty-nine, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 67 km SSE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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