A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Southeastern Alaska (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 12:36:58 / May 1, 2017 @ 12:36 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.2 km (1 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 2.2 km, -136.6828° West, 59.8091° North. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16020427. Unique identifier: ak16020427. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:36:58 / 12:36 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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