A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 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-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:24:51 / 9:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -178.4684 West, latitude 51.6054 North, depth = 6.6 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 21:24:51 / May 8, 2017 @ 9:24 pm. Id of earthquake: ak15995873. Event ids that are associated: ak15995873. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.6 km (4 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and twenty-nine, in the last 10 days two hundred and eighty-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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