A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 38 km WSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (24 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 18:03:50 / May 8, 2017 @ 6:03 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15991388, us10008qiw. Id of event: us10008qiw. The temblor was detected at 08:03:50 / 8:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -178.6229° West, latitude 51.7023° North, depth = 10 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 38 km WSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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