A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 31 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (19 miles). Global time and date of event 16/08/17 / 2017-08-16 20:33:08 / August 16, 2017 @ 8:33 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000a8ww. Event ids that are associated: ak16541345, us2000a8ww. Exact location of event, longitude -178.408 West, latitude 51.6509 North, depth = 11 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:33:08 / 10:33 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days six hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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