A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 30 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (19 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.2 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 10/05/17 / 2017-05-10 20:02:45 / May 10, 2017 @ 8:02 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16017656. Id of event: ak16017656. Exact location of event, longitude -178.4307 West, latitude 51.6777 North, depth = 20.2 km. The temblor was detected at 10:02:45 / 10:02 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days eighty, in the past 30 days eighty-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 30 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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