A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 38 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (24 miles). Event id: us10008rbr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15868188, us10008rbr. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/05/17 / 2017-05-02 07:14:43 / May 2, 2017 @ 7:14 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.5068 West, latitude 51.3979 North, depth = 10 km. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:14:43 / 9:14 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-three, in the last 10 days ninety-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and one and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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