A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 30 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (19 miles) on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 01:51:39 / May 8, 2017 @ 1:51 am. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:51:39 / 3:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -178.4879 West, latitude 51.7136 North, depth = 13.2 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.2 km (8 miles). Unique identifier: ak15975924. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15975924.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and thirty-one, in the last 10 days two hundred and eighty-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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