A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 100 km SW of Atka, Alaska (62 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/01/16 / 2016-01-07 02:52:34 / January 7, 2016 @ 2:52 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near Atka in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.6 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -175.2675 West, latitude 51.5798 North, depth = 25.6 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:52:34 / 2:52 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak12441729. Event ids that are associated: at00o0kann, ak12441729.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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