A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 108 km WNW of Atka, Alaska (67 miles). Id of earthquake: us20005as4. Event ids that are associated: ak12981417, us20005as4. The epicenter was at a depth of 218.48 km (136 miles). Exact location, longitude -175.6091° West, latitude 52.6543° North, depth = 218.48 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:58:40 / 6:58 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/03/16 / 2016-03-15 18:58:40 / March 15, 2016 @ 6:58 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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