A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 39 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (24 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.8 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -178.5013° West, 51.6045° North, depth 4.8 km. The temblor was picked up at 23:29:31 / 11:29 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak16008104. Unique identifier: ak16008104. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/05/17 / 2017-05-09 09:29:31 / May 9, 2017 @ 9:29 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-eight, in the last 10 days fifty-five, in the past 30 days sixty and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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