A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 37 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (23 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.45 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:02:37 / 11:02 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 21:02:37 / May 8, 2017 @ 9:02 pm. Event id: us10008up7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15994445, us10008up7. Exact location of event, longitude -178.4038 West, latitude 51.5898 North, depth = 14.45 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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-four, in the last 10 days two hundred and ninety-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 37 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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