A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 71 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (44 miles) on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak0196h9d7a6. Unique identifier: ak0196h9d7a6. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 27.9 km (17 miles). Global time and date of event 21/05/19 / 2019-05-21 04:35:14 / May 21, 2019 @ 4:35 am UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:35:14 / 4:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.0343 West, latitude 51.2448 North, depth = 27.9 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 71 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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