A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 38 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (24 miles). The temblor was reported at 17:25:01 / 5:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.4369 West, latitude 51.5858 North, depth = 16.95 km. Event id: us2000ad8s. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16535054, us2000ad8s. The epicenter was at a depth of 16.95 km (11 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/08/17 / 2017-08-16 03:25:01 / August 16, 2017 @ 3:25 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days seven hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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