A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10008mdj. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008mdj. Exact location of event, depth 53.35 km, 179.2567° East, 51.2567° North. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:34:58 / 7:34 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 07:34:58 / May 1, 2017 @ 7:34 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 53.35 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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