A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 36 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (22 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.7 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 00:42:19 / 12:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.5171 West, latitude 51.6469 North, depth = 7.7 km. Global time and date of event 06/05/17 / 2017-05-06 10:42:19 / May 6, 2017 @ 10:42 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15939784, us10008rst. Id of event: us10008rst.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four hundred and sixty-seven, in the last 10 days five hundred and six, in the past 30 days five hundred and eleven and in the last 365 days six hundred and thirty-four 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 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 36 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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