A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 74 km SE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (46 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44.52 km (28 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.47 West, latitude 51.3589 North, depth = 44.52 km. The temblor was picked up at 06:25:18 / 6:25 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20005ivz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13448565, us20005ivz. Global time and date of event 15/04/16 / 2016-04-15 18:25:18 / April 15, 2016 @ 6:25 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 74 km SE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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