A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 39 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (24 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/05/17 / 2017-05-09 06:18:58 / May 9, 2017 @ 6:18 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.6 km (2 miles). Exact location of event, depth 2.6 km, -178.5732° West, 51.6481° North. Event id: ak16005009. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16005009. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:18:58 / 8:18 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-one, in the last 10 days fifty-eight, in the past 30 days sixty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every 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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