A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 37 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (23 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.1 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:32:54 / 4:32 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: ak16848686. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16848686. Exact location of event, depth 2.1 km, -178.3792° West, 51.5773° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/09/17 / 2017-09-18 14:32:54 / September 18, 2017 @ 2:32 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days seven hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 37 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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