A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 34 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (21 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -178.3468° West, 51.5985° North. Id of earthquake: us10008ra3. Event ids that are associated: ak16017656, us10008ra3. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 10:02:43 / 10:02 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/05/17 / 2017-05-10 20:02:43 / May 10, 2017 @ 8:02 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and twelve, in the past 30 days one hundred and nineteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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. 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: 34 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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