A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 41 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (25 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.8 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.2853 West, latitude 51.5258 North, depth = 4.8 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16333337. Id of event: ak16333337. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/07/17 / 2017-07-15 00:10:57 / July 15, 2017 @ 12:10 am UTC/GMT. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:10:57 / 2:10 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days seven hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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