A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 18 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (11 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -178.2872° West, 51.7437° North, depth 12.4 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16017154, us10008wa0. Unique identifier: us10008wa0. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/05/17 / 2017-05-10 13:52:59 / May 10, 2017 @ 1:52 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12.4 km (8 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:52:59 / 3:52 am (local time epicenter).
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 twenty, in the last 10 days four hundred and fifty-seven, in the past 30 days four hundred and sixty-four and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 18 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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