A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 39 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (24 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.8 km (3 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 16:21:22 / July 6, 2017 @ 4:21 pm. Event id: ak16268533. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16268533. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:21:22 / 6:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -178.2662° West, latitude 51.54° North, depth = 4.8 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days six hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 39 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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