A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 59 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (37 miles) on Monday. Unique identifier: us100087av. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15447225, us100087av. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/03/17 / 2017-03-06 14:38:46 / March 6, 2017 @ 2:38 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -178.1827 West, latitude 51.3461 North, depth = 18.3 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18.3 km (11 miles). The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:38:46 / 4:38 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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