A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 42 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (26 miles). The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:38:22 / 11:38 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.8 km (9 miles). Global time and date of event 04/05/17 / 2017-05-04 21:38:22 / May 4, 2017 @ 9:38 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us10008pj4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15909753, us10008pj4. Exact location of event, longitude -178.3334 West, latitude 51.3069 North, depth = 13.8 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-three, in the last 10 days ninety-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and two and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 42 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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