A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 99 km NNW of Chirikof Island, Alaska (62 miles) on Saturday. Unique identifier: ak12813055. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005031, ak12813055. Exact location of earthquake, -156.346° West, 56.5458° North, depth 66.7 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 66.7 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 21:33:48 / 9:33 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/02/16 / 2016-02-14 07:33:48 / February 14, 2016 @ 7:33 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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