A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 47 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (29 miles) on Thursday. Exact location, longitude -178.7005° West, latitude 51.6353° North, depth = 4.9 km. Global time and date of event 04/05/17 / 2017-05-04 21:45:06 / May 4, 2017 @ 9:45 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.9 km (3 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak15909754. Unique identifier: ak15909754. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:45:06 / 11:45 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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