A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 45 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (28 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.5898 West, latitude 51.5829 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16018634, us10008rdg. Id of event: us10008rdg. Global time and date of event 11/05/17 / 2017-05-11 02:04:09 / May 11, 2017 @ 2:04 am UTC/GMT. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:04:09 / 4:04 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and eighteen, 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 fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 45 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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