A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 107 km SSW of Adak, Alaska (66 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -176.9852° West, 50.9396° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 15:36:47 / May 8, 2017 @ 3:36 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:36:47 / 3:36 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15988421, us10008rx9. Id of event: us10008rx9.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-six, in the last 10 days fifty-two, in the past 30 days fifty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 107 km SSW of Adak, Alaska.
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