A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 52 km SSE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (32 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, -177.7727° West, 51.469° North, depth 65.77 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/08/17 / 2017-08-29 21:29:44 / August 29, 2017 @ 9:29 pm. 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 65.77 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 11:29:44 / 11:29 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000ah7t. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16747799, us2000ah7t.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days seven hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 52 km SSE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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