A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 52 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (32 miles) on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us10008v6f. Event ids that are associated: ak16014344, us10008v6f. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.347 West, latitude 51.4316 North, depth = 4.3 km. The temblor was picked up at 06:04:54 / 6:04 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/05/17 / 2017-05-09 16:04:54 / May 9, 2017 @ 4:04 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.3 km (3 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and seventy-two, in the last 10 days four hundred and seventy-five, in the past 30 days four hundred and eighty-two and in the last 365 days six hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 52 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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