A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 40 km NW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (25 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/03/20 / 2020-03-11 11:12:27 / March 11, 2020 @ 11:12 am. The temblor was picked up at 23:12:27 / 11:12 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70008i1b. Ids that are associated to the event: ak02039ls1gq, us70008i1b. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 174.92 km (109 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -178.5835 West, latitude 52.1292 North, depth = 174.92 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 40 km NW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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