A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 38 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (24 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -178.4458° West, 51.5932° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was detected at 08:10:16 / 8:10 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15991407, us10008qj3. Id of event: us10008qj3. Global time and date of event 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 18:10:16 / May 8, 2017 @ 6:10 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty 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. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 38 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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