A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 41 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (25 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -178.3714 West, latitude 51.5392 North, depth = 5 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak16018634. Unique identifier: ak16018634. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:04:07 / 4:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/05/17 / 2017-05-11 02:04:07 / May 11, 2017 @ 2:04 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days eighty-seven, in the past 30 days ninety-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 41 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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