A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 48 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (30 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 53.8 km, -178.3193° West, 51.4649° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/02/17 / 2017-02-28 16:18:44 / February 28, 2017 @ 4:18 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:18:44 / 6:18 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: ak15423672. Unique identifier: ak15423672. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 53.8 km (33 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 48 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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