A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Monday. Id of earthquake: ak16116848. Event ids that are associated: ak16116848. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.6 km (8 miles). Exact location, longitude -178.5751° West, latitude 51.6808° North, depth = 12.6 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:05:07 / 6:05 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 18:05:07 / May 8, 2017 @ 6:05 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and twenty-seven, in the last 10 days two hundred and eighty-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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