A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 84 km NW of Skagway, Alaska (52 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/05/17 / 2017-05-05 05:21:32 / May 5, 2017 @ 5:21 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15915432. Unique identifier: ak15915432. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 21:21:32 / 9:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -136.5361° West, latitude 59.8956° North, depth = 0 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eighty-nine, in the past 30 days eighty-nine and in the last 365 days ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 84 km NW of Skagway, Alaska.
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