A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 37 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (23 miles). The temblor was detected at 17:47:10 / 5:47 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak16001961. Unique identifier: ak16001961. Exact location of event, depth 3.6 km, -178.3948° West, 51.5842° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.6 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 09/05/17 / 2017-05-09 03:47:10 / May 9, 2017 @ 3:47 am UTC/GMT.
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-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 37 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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