A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 86 km SSW of Atka, Alaska (53 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: ak13494311. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13494311. The temblor was picked up at 02:16:44 / 2:16 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17 km (11 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/04/16 / 2016-04-25 14:16:44 / April 25, 2016 @ 2:16 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -174.6092 West, latitude 51.463 North, depth = 17 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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