A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.2164 East, latitude 50.3095 North, depth = 65.1 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 65.1 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/02/16 / 2016-02-11 17:41:58 / February 11, 2016 @ 5:41 pm. The temblor was picked up at 17:41:58 / 5:41 pm (local time epicenter). 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: ak12798631. Id of event: ak12798631.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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