A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 40 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (25 miles) on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/08/17 / 2017-08-11 04:50:18 / August 11, 2017 @ 4:50 am. Unique identifier: ak16494585. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16494585. Exact location, longitude -178.4219° West, latitude 51.5686° North, depth = 3 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3 km (2 miles). The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:50:18 / 6:50 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventy-nine 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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