A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 53 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (33 miles) on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18.5 km (11 miles). Unique identifier: ak15447225. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15447225. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:38:46 / 4:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/03/17 / 2017-03-06 14:38:46 / March 6, 2017 @ 2:38 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.16 West, latitude 51.4075 North, depth = 18.5 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 53 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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