A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 99 km NNW of Chirikof Island, Alaska (62 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 60.5 km (38 miles). Global time and date of event 14/02/16 / 2016-02-14 07:33:49 / February 14, 2016 @ 7:33 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005031, ak12813055. Id of event: us20005031. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:33:49 / 9:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -156.4106 West, latitude 56.6021 North, depth = 60.5 km.
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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