A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 37 km ESE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (23 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -177.6723° West, 51.7055° North, depth 31.6 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/03/17 / 2017-03-01 00:38:55 / March 1, 2017 @ 12:38 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.6 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:38:55 / 2:38 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us100085wd. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15424213, us100085wd.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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