A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 151 km SSE of Larsen Bay, Alaska (94 miles) on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 16:53:49 / 4:53 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Larsen Bay in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 19.5 km, -153.2215° West, 56.2451° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19.5 km (12 miles). Global time and date of event 10/09/16 / 2016-09-10 02:53:49 / September 10, 2016 @ 2:53 am UTC/GMT. Event id: ak13927480. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00od9pdp, ak13927480.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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