A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 33 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (21 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.4276 West, latitude 51.6369 North, depth = 19.41 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19.41 km (12 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/05/17 / 2017-05-22 04:14:50 / May 22, 2017 @ 4:14 am. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:14:50 / 6:14 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us20009l56. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16100213, us20009l56.
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days five hundred and thirty-three and in the last 365 days six hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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