A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 31 km WSW of New Allakaket, Alaska (19 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.56 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -153.2724 West, latitude 66.4166 North, depth = 9.56 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/01/16 / 2016-01-17 14:52:29 / January 17, 2016 @ 2:52 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:52:29 / 5:52 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10004f7f. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004f7f, ak12464501.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two 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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