A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 35 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.4 km (5 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 22:27:02 / May 8, 2017 @ 10:27 pm. Event id: us10008qnm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15997372, us10008qnm. Exact location of earthquake, -178.4953° West, 51.6552° North, depth 7.4 km. The temblor was detected at 12:27:02 / 12:27 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 35 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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