A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 33 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (21 miles). Exact location of event, depth 11.7 km, -178.4642° West, 51.6561° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/05/17 / 2017-05-10 14:37:58 / May 10, 2017 @ 2:37 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.7 km (7 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:37:58 / 4:37 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10008wac. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16017241, us10008wac.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twenty-two, in the last 10 days four hundred and sixty, in the past 30 days four hundred and sixty-seven and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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