A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 25 km ESE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (16 miles). Exact location of event, depth 6.6 km, -177.8339° West, 51.7611° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/01/17 / 2017-01-23 23:16:11 / January 23, 2017 @ 11:16 pm. Id of earthquake: ak15139154. Event ids that are associated: ak15139154. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:16:11 / 1:16 pm (local time epicenter). 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 6.6 km (4 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 25 km ESE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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