A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 33 km SE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (21 miles). 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 12.54 km (8 miles). Unique identifier: us10007vjn. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15139145, us10007vjn. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/01/17 / 2017-01-23 22:41:54 / January 23, 2017 @ 10:41 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:41:54 / 12:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -177.8445° West, latitude 51.6489° North, depth = 12.54 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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