A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 43 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (27 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.4209 West, latitude 51.5298 North, depth = 3.4 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.4 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16017640, us10008r8e. Unique identifier: us10008r8e. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/05/17 / 2017-05-10 19:46:14 / May 10, 2017 @ 7:46 pm. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:46:14 / 9:46 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and ten, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 43 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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