A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 34 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (21 miles). The temblor was detected at 13:43:30 / 1:43 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.81 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 23:43:30 / May 8, 2017 @ 11:43 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -178.4308 West, latitude 51.6339 North, depth = 17.81 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16117100, us10008urh. Unique identifier: us10008urh.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four hundred and fifteen, 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-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 34 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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