A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 19 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (12 miles) on Monday. The temblor was reported at 18:42:56 / 6:42 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak15141589. Unique identifier: ak15141589. The epicenter was at a depth of 25.6 km (16 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -178.1432° West, 51.7045° North, depth 25.6 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/01/17 / 2017-01-24 04:42:56 / January 24, 2017 @ 4:42 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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