A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 30 km SE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (19 miles). Event id: us10007v34. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15139154, us10007v34. Exact location of event, longitude -177.8795 West, latitude 51.6622 North, depth = 4.76 km. The temblor was picked up at 13:16:11 / 1:16 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.76 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/01/17 / 2017-01-23 23:16:11 / January 23, 2017 @ 11:16 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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