A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 11 km NNW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (7 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005c8t, ak13034778. Unique identifier: us20005c8t. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 178.431 East, latitude 52.0437 North, depth = 110.51 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 09:53:48 / 9:53 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 110.51 km (69 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/03/16 / 2016-03-21 18:53:48 / March 21, 2016 @ 6:53 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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