A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 26 km WSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (16 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak16001954. Unique identifier: ak16001954. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 22.5 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/05/17 / 2017-05-09 03:32:58 / May 9, 2017 @ 3:32 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.4733 West, latitude 51.7712 North, depth = 22.5 km. The temblor was detected at 17:32:58 / 5:32 pm (local time epicenter).
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-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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