A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 94 km SSW of Atka, Alaska (58 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/02/16 / 2016-02-28 17:22:15 / February 28, 2016 @ 5:22 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004ter. Unique identifier: us10004ter. The temblor was reported at 05:22:15 / 5:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -174.7672 West, latitude 51.4196 North, depth = 43.85 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.85 km (27 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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