A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:55:09 / 7:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -178.4195 West, latitude 51.7136 North, depth = 13.1 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.1 km (8 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 19:55:09 / May 8, 2017 @ 7:55 pm. Unique identifier: ak16116934. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16116934.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and twenty-nine, in the last 10 days two hundred and eighty-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. 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: Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska.
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