A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 32 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (20 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 10:39:50 / 10:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -178.5013° West, 51.6927° North, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 20:39:50 / May 8, 2017 @ 8:39 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15994416, us10008qlf. Id of event: us10008qlf.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 32 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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