A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 45 km W of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (28 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -178.4214° West, 51.4192° North, depth 57.97 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/05/17 / 2017-05-05 13:29:29 / May 5, 2017 @ 1:29 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 57.97 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10008pvy. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15922467, us10008pvy. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:29:29 / 3:29 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-five, in the last 10 days ninety-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and four and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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