A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 59 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (37 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 38 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 16:11:07 / 4:11 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak13592745. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13592745. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/05/16 / 2016-05-19 01:11:07 / May 19, 2016 @ 1:11 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -178.228° West, latitude 51.3559° North, depth = 38 km.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 59 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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