A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 38 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (24 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/05/17 / 2017-05-11 02:50:44 / May 11, 2017 @ 2:50 am. Exact location, longitude -178.5379° West, latitude 51.6432° North, depth = 18.65 km. The temblor was detected at 16:50:44 / 4:50 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10008rdr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16018762, us10008rdr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 18.65 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and seventeen, in the last 10 days five hundred and twenty-three, in the past 30 days five hundred and thirty 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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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