A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 75 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (47 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/05/17 / 2017-05-21 19:33:38 / May 21, 2017 @ 7:33 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us10008u1n. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16095377, us10008u1n. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 11:33:38 / 11:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -136.5144 West, latitude 59.7556 North, depth = 5 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 75 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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