A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 27 km WSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (17 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -178.4802° West, 51.75° North. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:14:07 / 8:14 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 18:14:07 / May 8, 2017 @ 6:14 pm. Unique identifier: us10008qjf. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15991437, us10008qjf. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 27 km WSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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