A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 34 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (21 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 18.87 km (12 miles). Unique identifier: us1000gcc3. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20086038, us1000gcc3. Exact location of event, longitude -178.4541 West, latitude 51.646 North, depth = 18.87 km. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:30:33 / 1:30 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 23:30:33 / August 12, 2018 @ 11:30 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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