A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 36 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (22 miles) on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.91 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 12:13:39 / 12:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 25.91 km, -178.3779° West, 51.5888° North. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15995937, us10008uqb. Unique identifier: us10008uqb. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 22:13:39 / May 8, 2017 @ 10:13 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 six, in the last 10 days three hundred and sixty-seven, in the past 30 days three hundred and seventy-two and in the last 365 days five hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 36 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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