A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 80 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (50 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:59:20 / 6:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -136.58° West, 59.7945° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 14:59:20 / May 1, 2017 @ 2:59 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Id of earthquake: ak15861947. Event ids that are associated: ak15861947.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-six, in the last 10 days fourty-six, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 80 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska.
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