A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 66 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (41 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us70007rm3. Unique identifier: us70007rm3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:33:15 / 3:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -178.1342 West, latitude 51.288 North, depth = 35 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/02/20 / 2020-02-17 03:33:15 / February 17, 2020 @ 3:33 am UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one hundred and six and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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