A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 47 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (29 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -178.7005 West, latitude 51.6353 North, depth = 4.9 km. Global time and date of event 04/05/17 / 2017-05-04 21:45:06 / May 4, 2017 @ 9:45 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:45:06 / 11:45 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 4.9 km (3 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak15909754, us10008pj5. Unique identifier: us10008pj5.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-six, in the last 10 days eighty-seven, in the past 30 days ninety-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every 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.
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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: 47 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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