A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 48 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (30 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/06/17 / 2017-06-21 21:58:53 / June 21, 2017 @ 9:58 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009nxx. Id of event: us20009nxx. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:58:53 / 11:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -178.3541° West, latitude 51.4729° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 48 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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