A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 56 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (35 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0206dvxxhi, us70009mmh. Id of event: us70009mmh. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.58 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 14:40:55 / 2:40 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 00:40:55 / May 18, 2020 @ 12:40 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -178.2006 West, latitude 51.3805 North, depth = 21.58 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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. 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: 56 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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