A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 85 km S of Atka, Alaska (53 miles) on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 14/04/16 / 2016-04-14 01:37:24 / April 14, 2016 @ 1:37 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 13:37:24 / 1:37 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -174.121 West, latitude 51.4286 North, depth = 53.7 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak13433513. Unique identifier: ak13433513. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 53.7 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days fifty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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