A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 62 km W of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (39 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:32:14 / 9:32 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000768y. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000768y, ak14309900. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/11/16 / 2016-11-08 07:32:14 / November 8, 2016 @ 7:32 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -179.0501° West, 51.8383° North, depth 35 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 62 km W of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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