A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 66 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (41 miles) on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/08/18 / 2018-08-16 11:12:10 / August 16, 2018 @ 11:12 am. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:12:10 / 11:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -178.0251° West, latitude 51.2886° North, depth = 39.7 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 39.7 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20106315. Id of event: ak20106315.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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