A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 25 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (16 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:18:04 / 6:18 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ak18579060. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18579060. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.7 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.358 West, latitude 51.6955 North, depth = 11.7 km. Global time and date of event 03/03/18 / 2018-03-03 16:18:04 / March 3, 2018 @ 4:18 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days seven hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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