A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 52 km NE of Old Iliamna, Alaska (32 miles). Global time and date of event 16/05/17 / 2017-05-16 04:20:47 / May 16, 2017 @ 4:20 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -154.1449 West, latitude 60.0245 North, depth = 188.5 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Old Iliamna in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: ak16041507. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16041507, at00oq12qo. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 188.5 km (117 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:20:47 / 7:20 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 52 km NE of Old Iliamna, Alaska.
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