A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 38 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (24 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 01:11:06 / 1:11 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 4.7 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.5232 West, latitude 51.6363 North, depth = 4.7 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/05/17 / 2017-05-02 11:11:06 / May 2, 2017 @ 11:11 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15870077. Unique identifier: ak15870077.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 38 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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