A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 114 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska (71 miles) on Thursday. Event id: ak14006099. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14006099. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -164.1566° West, 53.7528° North, depth 41 km. The temblor was picked up at 05:54:02 / 5:54 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/09/16 / 2016-09-15 16:54:02 / September 15, 2016 @ 4:54 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 41 km (25 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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