A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 39 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (24 miles). Id of earthquake: us10007szk. Event ids that are associated: us10007szk, ak15065205. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 54.74 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 13:06:18 / 1:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 54.74 km, -178.0369° West, 51.5383° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/01/17 / 2017-01-12 23:06:18 / January 12, 2017 @ 11:06 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 39 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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