A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 35 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (22 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.5 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16016059, us10008v7j. Id of event: us10008v7j. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/05/17 / 2017-05-09 20:32:20 / May 9, 2017 @ 8:32 pm. Exact location of event, depth 6.5 km, -178.4096° West, 51.6158° North. The temblor was detected at 10:32:20 / 10:32 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and ninety-eight, in the last 10 days five hundred and six, in the past 30 days five hundred and thirteen and in the last 365 days six hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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