A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 30 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (19 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -178.4541 West, latitude 51.6948 North, depth = 25.8 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15985559, us10008ujj. Id of event: us10008ujj. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:14:02 / 1:14 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 11:14:02 / May 8, 2017 @ 11:14 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 25.8 km (16 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and fourteen, in the last 10 days three hundred and seventy-six, in the past 30 days three hundred and eighty-one and in the last 365 days five hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 30 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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