A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 62 km SSE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (39 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.5 km (28 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -177.9632 West, latitude 51.3297 North, depth = 45.5 km. Id of earthquake: ak13451974. Event ids that are associated: ak13451974. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/04/16 / 2016-04-15 23:55:45 / April 15, 2016 @ 11:55 pm. The temblor was reported at 11:55:45 / 11:55 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 62 km SSE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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