A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 49 km ESE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (30 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -177.5386° West, latitude 51.6504° North, depth = 30.6 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 30.6 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ak15424213. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15424213. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:38:55 / 2:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/03/17 / 2017-03-01 00:38:55 / March 1, 2017 @ 12:38 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-five 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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