A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 45 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (28 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude -178.517 West, latitude 51.551 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 08:38:55 / 8:38 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak15991452, us10008qjv. Unique identifier: us10008qjv. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 18:38:55 / May 8, 2017 @ 6:38 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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