A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 37 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (23 miles) on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/06/17 / 2017-06-07 16:22:24 / June 7, 2017 @ 4:22 pm. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:22:24 / 6:22 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20009l4x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16175831, us20009l4x. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 14.42 km (9 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -178.4072 West, latitude 51.5918 North, depth = 14.42 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four hundred and thirteen and in the last 365 days six hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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