A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 47 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (29 miles). The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:32:22 / 11:32 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10008v7y. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16016132, us10008v7y. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.05 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/05/17 / 2017-05-09 21:32:22 / May 9, 2017 @ 9:32 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -178.433 West, latitude 51.4979 North, depth = 4.05 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and sixty-six, in the last 10 days three hundred and eighty-two, in the past 30 days three hundred and eighty-nine and in the last 365 days five hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 47 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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