A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 33 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (21 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 17:44:05 / May 8, 2017 @ 5:44 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: ak15991357. Event ids that are associated: ak15991357. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.2 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:44:05 / 7:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.3951 West, latitude 51.6229 North, depth = 14.2 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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