A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 48 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (30 miles). The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:51:38 / 3:51 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10008uid. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15975924, us10008uid. Exact location of event, longitude -178.448 West, latitude 51.4914 North, depth = 22.01 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 22.01 km (14 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 01:51:38 / May 8, 2017 @ 1:51 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and thirty-nine, in the last 10 days two hundred and ninety-five, in the past 30 days three hundred and one and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 48 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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