A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 32 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (20 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -178.42° West, latitude 51.6488° North, depth = 15.98 km. Global time and date of event 10/05/17 / 2017-05-10 00:07:46 / May 10, 2017 @ 12:07 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 15.98 km (10 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16016252, us10008w5z. Id of event: us10008w5z. The temblor was detected at 14:07:46 / 2:07 pm (local time epicenter).
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 seventy, in the last 10 days four hundred and fifty, in the past 30 days four hundred and fifty-seven and in the last 365 days five hundred and eighty-three 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.
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