A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 84 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (52 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 14:59:22 / May 1, 2017 @ 2:59 pm. Exact location of event, depth 9.88 km, -136.6401° West, 59.8052° North. Id of earthquake: us10008mty. Event ids that are associated: us10008mty, ak15861947. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.88 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 06:59:22 / 6:59 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and sixty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-two 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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