A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 27 km WSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (17 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.91 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us10008upn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16117008, us10008upn. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 21:28:11 / May 8, 2017 @ 9:28 pm. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:28:11 / 11:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.5204 West, latitude 51.7979 North, depth = 6.91 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and ninety-two, in the last 10 days three hundred and fifty-two, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 27 km WSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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