A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 73 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (45 miles). Exact location, longitude -177.9864° West, latitude 51.2349° North, depth = 36.6 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 36.6 km (23 miles). Event id: us60006qrb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019fj86on7, us60006qrb. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:34:13 / 2:34 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 04/12/19 / 2019-12-04 14:34:13 / December 4, 2019 @ 2:34 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 73 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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