A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 34 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (21 miles). The temblor was detected at 20:26:02 / 8:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.4266 West, latitude 51.6337 North, depth = 11.5 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16022749, us10008rzd. Unique identifier: us10008rzd. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.5 km (7 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/05/17 / 2017-05-12 06:26:02 / May 12, 2017 @ 6:26 am.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days ninety-two, in the past 30 days ninety-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 34 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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