A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 30 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (19 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10008qn5. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008qn5. Exact location of event, longitude -178.2632 West, latitude 51.6248 North, depth = 37.99 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.99 km (24 miles). The temblor was picked up at 13:43:57 / 1:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 23:43:57 / May 8, 2017 @ 11:43 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-one, in the last 10 days fourty-eight, in the past 30 days fifty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 30 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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