A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 32 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (20 miles) on Tuesday. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:41:26 / 3:41 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.34 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10008w6h. Event ids that are associated: ak16016403, us10008w6h. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/05/17 / 2017-05-10 01:41:26 / May 10, 2017 @ 1:41 am. Exact location of event, longitude -178.4306 West, latitude 51.6481 North, depth = 22.34 km.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and sixty-five, in the last 10 days four hundred and fifty-three, in the past 30 days four hundred and sixty and in the last 365 days five hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 32 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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