A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 69 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (43 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 11:56:37 / 11:56 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20105809, us2000hawq. Id of event: us2000hawq. Exact location of event, depth 29.89 km, -178.0253° West, 51.2599° North. Global time and date of event 15/08/18 / 2018-08-15 23:56:37 / August 15, 2018 @ 11:56 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 29.89 km (19 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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