A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 46 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (29 miles). Event id: us10008upg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16116999, us10008upg. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17.47 km (11 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:14:06 / 11:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -178.3864° West, latitude 51.4963° North, depth = 17.47 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 21:14:06 / May 8, 2017 @ 9:14 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and five, in the last 10 days three hundred and sixty-four, in the past 30 days three hundred and sixty-nine and in the last 365 days five hundred and two 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 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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