A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 109 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (68 miles) on Monday. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:39:02 / 7:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/04/16 / 2016-04-10 19:39:02 / April 10, 2016 @ 7:39 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.7 km (15 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: ak13485850. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13485850. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.4833 East, latitude 50.8367 North, depth = 24.7 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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