A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 25 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (16 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:06:32 / 11:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 21:06:32 / May 8, 2017 @ 9:06 pm. Event id: us10008upa. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16116991, us10008upa. Exact location, longitude -178.2781° West, latitude 51.6062° North, depth = 23.12 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.12 km (14 miles).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and four, in the last 10 days three hundred and sixty-five, in the past 30 days three hundred and seventy and in the last 365 days five hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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