A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 35 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (22 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -178.5338 West, latitude 51.6826 North, depth = 6.6 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15927261, us10008t6x. Unique identifier: us10008t6x. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.6 km (4 miles). Global time and date of event 05/05/17 / 2017-05-05 19:39:41 / May 5, 2017 @ 7:39 pm UTC/GMT. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:39:41 / 9:39 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four hundred and thirty-seven, in the last 10 days four hundred and sixty-four, in the past 30 days four hundred and sixty-nine and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety-two 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. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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