A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 34 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (21 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 3.9 km, -178.5054° West, 51.6703° North. Global time and date of event 20/06/17 / 2017-06-20 11:53:22 / June 20, 2017 @ 11:53 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16209683. Unique identifier: ak16209683. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:53:22 / 1:53 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 3.9 km (2 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days six hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 34 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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