A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 25 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (16 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/05/17 / 2017-05-09 05:36:52 / May 9, 2017 @ 5:36 am. The temblor was picked up at 19:36:52 / 7:36 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008qpm, ak16003487. Id of event: us10008qpm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.2997 West, latitude 51.6731 North, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-five, in the last 10 days fifty-two, in the past 30 days fifty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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