A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 32 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (20 miles). The temblor was picked up at 13:45:50 / 1:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -178.4529° West, 51.6616° North, depth 18.51 km. Unique identifier: us10008uri. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16117102, us10008uri. Global time and date of event 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 23:45:50 / May 8, 2017 @ 11:45 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.51 km (12 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four hundred and eighteen, in the last 10 days five hundred and five, in the past 30 days five hundred and ten and in the last 365 days six hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 32 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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