A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 39 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (24 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.5266 West, latitude 51.6176 North, depth = 3.5 km. The temblor was reported at 22:20:17 / 10:20 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 07/05/17 / 2017-05-07 08:20:17 / May 7, 2017 @ 8:20 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15956061, us10008rvh. Id of event: us10008rvh. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.5 km (2 miles).
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 fifty-three, in the last 10 days five hundred and thirteen, in the past 30 days five hundred and eighteen and in the last 365 days six hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 39 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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