A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 35 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (22 miles). Unique identifier: us1000h7s4. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20265075, us1000h7s4. Exact location of event, longitude -178.3805 West, latitude 51.5977 North, depth = 18.18 km. The temblor was detected at 21:18:05 / 9:18 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18.18 km (11 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/09/18 / 2018-09-27 07:18:05 / September 27, 2018 @ 7:18 am.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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: 35 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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