A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 50 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (31 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.9 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -178.2169° West, latitude 51.4302° North, depth = 12.9 km. Global time and date of event 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 00:40:56 / May 18, 2020 @ 12:40 am UTC/GMT. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:40:56 / 2:40 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ak0206dvxxhi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0206dvxxhi.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 50 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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