A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 47 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (29 miles). Global time and date of event 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 22:37:27 / May 8, 2017 @ 10:37 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 12:37:27 / 12:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.3025 West, latitude 51.4723 North, depth = 19.09 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19.09 km (12 miles). Unique identifier: us10008uqm. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15997385, us10008uqm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and nineteen, in the last 10 days three hundred and eighty-one, in the past 30 days three hundred and eighty-six and in the last 365 days five hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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