A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 48 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (30 miles) on Monday. Id of earthquake: us10008v08. Event ids that are associated: ak15998901, us10008v08. Exact location of event, longitude -178.5431 West, latitude 51.5231 North, depth = 8.96 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/05/17 / 2017-05-09 00:11:32 / May 9, 2017 @ 12:11 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.96 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 14:11:32 / 2:11 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four hundred and sixteen, in the last 10 days five hundred and one, in the past 30 days five hundred and six and in the last 365 days six hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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