A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 30 km SSW of Atka, Alaska (19 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/03/16 / 2016-03-11 18:05:13 / March 11, 2016 @ 6:05 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 62.3 km (39 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:05:13 / 8:05 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us200059zu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12967943, us200059zu. Exact location of event, depth 62.3 km, -174.3824° West, 51.9478° North. 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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-two, in the last 10 days ninety-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and four and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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