A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported 34 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (21 miles) on Monday. Exact location, longitude -178.4594° West, latitude 51.6425° North, depth = 4.8 km. The temblor was picked up at 17:56:09 / 5:56 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ak16001967. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16001967. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.8 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/05/17 / 2017-05-09 03:56:09 / May 9, 2017 @ 3:56 am.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-nine, in the last 10 days fifty-six, in the past 30 days sixty and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 34 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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