A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 34 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (21 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 19:36:33 / 7:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -178.402° West, latitude 51.6186° North, depth = 13.3 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.3 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/09/17 / 2017-09-14 05:36:33 / September 14, 2017 @ 5:36 am. Unique identifier: ak16824260. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16824260.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days seven hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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