A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 40 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (25 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.5054 West, latitude 51.5955 North, depth = 7.14 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/05/17 / 2017-05-02 07:17:22 / May 2, 2017 @ 7:17 am. Id of earthquake: us10008rbs. Event ids that are associated: ak15869070, us10008rbs. The temblor was detected at 21:17:22 / 9:17 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 7.14 km (4 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety, in the last 10 days ninety-two, in the past 30 days ninety-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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