A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 39 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (24 miles) on Thursday. Id of earthquake: us2000a778. Event ids that are associated: ak16494585, us2000a778. Exact location of earthquake, -178.4669° West, 51.5925° North, depth 16.91 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/08/17 / 2017-08-11 04:50:19 / August 11, 2017 @ 4:50 am UTC/GMT. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:50:19 / 6:50 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 16.91 km (11 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days six hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 39 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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