A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 43 km ENE of Cold Bay, Alaska (27 miles). Unique identifier: ak13915268. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13915268. Exact location of event, longitude -162.134 West, latitude 55.3892 North, depth = 147.2 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:58:05 / 6:58 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 147.2 km (91 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/09/16 / 2016-09-06 02:58:05 / September 6, 2016 @ 2:58 am.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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