A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 75 km NNW of Atka, Alaska (47 miles) on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/01/16 / 2016-01-08 19:06:57 / January 8, 2016 @ 7:06 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10004cep. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12452428, us10004cep. Exact location of earthquake, -174.6665° West, 52.8147° North, depth 199.07 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:06:57 / 7:06 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 199.07 km (124 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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