A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 38 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (24 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 21.56 km (13 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/05/17 / 2017-05-09 00:33:28 / May 9, 2017 @ 12:33 am. Unique identifier: us10008v0f. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15998922, us10008v0f. Exact location, longitude -178.3246° West, latitude 51.5555° North, depth = 21.56 km. The temblor was picked up at 14:33:28 / 2:33 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four hundred and twenty-eight, in the last 10 days five hundred and sixteen, in the past 30 days five hundred and twenty-one and in the last 365 days six hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 38 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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