A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 43 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (27 miles) on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 14.93 km (9 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16117110, us10008urp. Id of event: us10008urp. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.3759 West, latitude 51.5194 North, depth = 14.93 km. The temblor was picked up at 13:58:31 / 1:58 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 23:58:31 / May 8, 2017 @ 11:58 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four hundred and twenty-nine, in the last 10 days five hundred and fourteen, in the past 30 days five hundred and nineteen and in the last 365 days six hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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