A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 102 km NE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (63 miles) on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/04/16 / 2016-04-02 05:52:59 / April 2, 2016 @ 5:52 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak13425305. Unique identifier: ak13425305. Exact location of earthquake, -157.7703° West, 56.9962° North, depth 18.1 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18.1 km (11 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:52:59 / 9:52 pm (local time epicenter).
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 sixty, in the last 10 days sixty, in the past 30 days sixty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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