A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 53 km SE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (33 miles) on Monday. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:25:18 / 5:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.6954 West, latitude 51.4872 North, depth = 41.4 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.4 km (26 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/09/17 / 2017-09-18 15:25:18 / September 18, 2017 @ 3:25 pm. Id of earthquake: ak16849177. Event ids that are associated: ak16849177.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days seven hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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