A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 29 km WSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (18 miles). Id of earthquake: us10008w8p. Event ids that are associated: ak16016857, us10008w8p. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.8 km (7 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/05/17 / 2017-05-10 09:50:35 / May 10, 2017 @ 9:50 am. Exact location of event, longitude -178.4935 West, latitude 51.7409 North, depth = 10.8 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:50:35 / 11:50 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and sixty-two, in the last 10 days five hundred and ten, in the past 30 days five hundred and seventeen and in the last 365 days six hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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