A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 42 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (26 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/05/17 / 2017-05-07 12:03:02 / May 7, 2017 @ 12:03 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:03:02 / 2:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -178.5216 West, latitude 51.5869 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: ak15959950, us10008vqp. Unique identifier: us10008vqp.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four hundred and twenty-six, in the last 10 days four hundred and eighty-six, in the past 30 days four hundred and ninety-one and in the last 365 days six hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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