A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 34 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (21 miles). The temblor was reported at 22:34:57 / 10:34 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.1 km (3 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/05/17 / 2017-05-09 08:34:57 / May 9, 2017 @ 8:34 am. Exact location, longitude -178.4417° West, latitude 51.6349° North, depth = 5.1 km. Unique identifier: ak16006551. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16006551.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-four, in the last 10 days sixty, in the past 30 days sixty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 34 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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