A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 54 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (34 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.08 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 15:04:31 / July 6, 2017 @ 3:04 pm. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:04:31 / 5:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.3128 West, latitude 51.4052 North, depth = 5.08 km. Unique identifier: us2000a30d. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16267926, us2000a30d.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days seven hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 54 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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