A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 37 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (23 miles). Exact location, longitude -178.5223° West, latitude 51.6387° North, depth = 4.8 km. Event id: us10008vpy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15954779, us10008vpy. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.8 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/05/17 / 2017-05-07 07:21:14 / May 7, 2017 @ 7:21 am. The temblor was picked up at 21:21:14 / 9:21 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four hundred and fifty, in the last 10 days five hundred and ten, in the past 30 days five hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days six hundred and thirty-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: 37 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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