A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 44 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (27 miles) on Thursday. Exact location, longitude -178.3653° West, latitude 51.5121° North, depth = 51.6 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:23:26 / 8:23 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 51.6 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/04/17 / 2017-04-28 06:23:26 / April 28, 2017 @ 6:23 am. Id of earthquake: us10008lih. Event ids that are associated: us10008lih.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 44 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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