A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 67 km S of Atka, Alaska (42 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -174.3422 West, latitude 51.5961 North, depth = 32.18 km. The temblor was picked up at 20:50:29 / 8:50 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20005az6. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005az6. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/03/16 / 2016-03-19 08:50:29 / March 19, 2016 @ 8:50 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.18 km (20 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days thirty-seven, in the past 30 days fourty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and six 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.
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