A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 45 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (28 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 17:44:05 / May 8, 2017 @ 5:44 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15991357, us10008qin. Id of event: us10008qin. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -178.5035° West, 51.5413° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was reported at 07:44:05 / 7:44 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 45 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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