A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 35 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (22 miles) on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16031096. Id of event: ak16031096. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:24:20 / 3:24 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.3 km (7 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -178.5307 West, latitude 51.6734 North, depth = 11.3 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/05/17 / 2017-05-14 01:24:20 / May 14, 2017 @ 1:24 am.
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 eighty-two, in the past 30 days ninety-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 35 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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