A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 85 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (53 miles) on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 12:49:18 / May 1, 2017 @ 12:49 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 04:49:18 / 4:49 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak15853423. Unique identifier: ak15853423. Exact location, longitude -136.5809° West, latitude 59.8736° North, depth = 0 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourteen 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 85 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska.
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