A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 38 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (24 miles) on Monday. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:47:39 / 11:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -178.5901° West, latitude 51.6216° North, depth = 5.78 km. Event id: us10008qng. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15995894, us10008qng. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.78 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 21:47:39 / May 8, 2017 @ 9:47 pm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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 SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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