A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 36 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (22 miles). Id of earthquake: ak15934882. Event ids that are associated: ak15934882. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/05/17 / 2017-05-06 04:31:11 / May 6, 2017 @ 4:31 am. Exact location, longitude -178.487° West, latitude 51.6298° North, depth = 4.8 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.8 km (3 miles). The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:31:11 / 6:31 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twenty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 36 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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