A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 24 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (15 miles). The temblor was reported at 07:14:56 / 7:14 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/05/17 / 2017-05-09 17:14:56 / May 9, 2017 @ 5:14 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -178.401° West, 51.7365° North, depth 18.6 km. Event id: us10008v6v. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16015864, us10008v6v. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 18.6 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and seventy-five, in the last 10 days four hundred and eighty-seven, in the past 30 days four hundred and ninety-four and in the last 365 days six hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 24 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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