A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 47 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (29 miles) on Monday. Exact location, longitude -178.4022° West, latitude 51.486° North, depth = 7.47 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.47 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:16:27 / 1:16 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15998832, us10008ur6. Id of event: us10008ur6. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 23:16:27 / May 8, 2017 @ 11:16 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four hundred and twenty-two, in the last 10 days five hundred and seven, in the past 30 days five hundred and twelve and in the last 365 days six hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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