A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 31 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (19 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.4 km (5 miles). The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:37:13 / 11:37 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10008qne. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15995889, us10008qne. Exact location of event, longitude -178.4705 West, latitude 51.6859 North, depth = 8.4 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 21:37:13 / May 8, 2017 @ 9:37 pm.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 31 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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