A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 80 km SSE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (50 miles) on Wednesday. Event id: us10006dhj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13829589, us10006dhj. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.7 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 17:54:35 / 5:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -177.73° West, latitude 51.209° North, depth = 25.7 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/08/16 / 2016-08-04 05:54:35 / August 4, 2016 @ 5:54 am.
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 two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 80 km SSE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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