A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 58 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (36 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 12:29:56 / 12:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.2582 West, latitude 51.3622 North, depth = 7.58 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.58 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10008v84. Event ids that are associated: ak16016163, us10008v84. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/05/17 / 2017-05-09 22:29:56 / May 9, 2017 @ 10:29 pm.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourty-one, in the last 10 days three hundred and ninety-nine, in the past 30 days four hundred and six and in the last 365 days five hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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