A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 41 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (25 miles) on Monday. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:38:19 / 4:38 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 23/05/17 / 2017-05-23 02:38:19 / May 23, 2017 @ 2:38 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.8 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -178.4645 West, latitude 51.565 North, depth = 4.8 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16108048. Unique identifier: ak16108048.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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