A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 94 km S of Atka, Alaska (58 miles) on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us20005bi2. Event ids that are associated: ak13033320, us20005bi2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/03/16 / 2016-03-21 15:32:29 / March 21, 2016 @ 3:32 pm. Exact location, longitude -174.1374° West, latitude 51.3464° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:32:29 / 3:32 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days ninety-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and three and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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