A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 61 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (38 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:05:25 / 5:05 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10005btw. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13483923, us10005btw. Global time and date of event 18/04/16 / 2016-04-18 14:05:25 / April 18, 2016 @ 2:05 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.0907 West, latitude 51.3327 North, depth = 36.31 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 36.31 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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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