A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 31 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (19 miles). The temblor was detected at 09:57:51 / 9:57 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak16038836. Event ids that are associated: ak16038836. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/05/17 / 2017-05-15 19:57:51 / May 15, 2017 @ 7:57 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.3686 West, latitude 51.6378 North, depth = 14.2 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 14.2 km (9 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eighty, in the past 30 days one hundred and eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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