A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 38 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (24 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:57:00 / 7:57 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/09/18 / 2018-09-27 05:57:00 / September 27, 2018 @ 5:57 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 17.61 km (11 miles). Exact location of event, depth 17.61 km, -178.3795° West, 51.574° North. Unique identifier: us1000h7ry. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20271613, us1000h7ry.
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 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 has occurred 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 38 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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