A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 36 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (22 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.6 km (2 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak19006453. Id of event: ak19006453. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/04/18 / 2018-04-06 05:58:39 / April 6, 2018 @ 5:58 am. Exact location of event, longitude -178.3637 West, latitude 51.5866 North, depth = 3.6 km. The temblor was picked up at 19:58:39 / 7:58 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days seven hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 36 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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