A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 75 km SSE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (47 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.6473 West, latitude 51.2824 North, depth = 25.3 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.3 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20239253. Id of event: ak20239253. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:48:57 / 3:48 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/09/18 / 2018-09-01 15:48:57 / September 1, 2018 @ 3:48 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-seven 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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