A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 32 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (20 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/05/17 / 2017-05-19 08:48:23 / May 19, 2017 @ 8:48 am UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:48:23 / 10:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -178.271 West, latitude 51.6032 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us10008ti9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008ti9.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fourty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-seven 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 32 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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