A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 37 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (23 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -178.3787° West, 51.5822° North, depth 6.9 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/08/18 / 2018-08-09 14:25:23 / August 9, 2018 @ 2:25 pm. The temblor was detected at 04:25:23 / 4:25 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.9 km (4 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20039902. Id of event: ak20039902.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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