A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 37 km E of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (23 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -177.5978 West, latitude 51.9197 North, depth = 87.8 km. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:15:24 / 2:15 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak12430223. Unique identifier: ak12430223. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/01/16 / 2016-01-04 12:15:24 / January 4, 2016 @ 12:15 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 87.8 km (55 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 37 km E of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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