A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 35 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (22 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.7 km (4 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16541345. Id of event: ak16541345. Global time and date of event 16/08/17 / 2017-08-16 20:33:08 / August 16, 2017 @ 8:33 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 10:33:08 / 10:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -178.3964° West, latitude 51.6018° North, depth = 6.7 km.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days six hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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