A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 31 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (19 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -178.4537° West, 51.6748° North, depth 9.4 km. Event id: ak15995901. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15995901. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.4 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 11:52:45 / 11:52 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 21:52:45 / May 8, 2017 @ 9:52 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days fourty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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: 31 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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