A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 106 km NW of Gustavus, Alaska (66 miles) on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/09/16 / 2016-09-05 04:38:37 / September 5, 2016 @ 4:38 am. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:38:37 / 8:38 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.1 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -137.2513° West, latitude 58.9599° North, depth = 0.1 km. Id of earthquake: ak13909138. Event ids that are associated: ak13909138.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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