A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 36 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (22 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 12:45:47 / 12:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -178.5274° West, latitude 51.6578° North, depth = 18.84 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.84 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/05/17 / 2017-05-10 22:45:47 / May 10, 2017 @ 10:45 pm. Event id: us10008wcf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16017932, us10008wcf.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and eighteen, in the last 10 days four hundred and ninety-three, in the past 30 days five hundred and in the last 365 days six hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 36 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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