A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 94 km SSE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (58 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 43.86 km (27 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10007842. Unique identifier: us10007842. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:37:08 / 5:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 43.86 km, 178.8308° East, 51.1269° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/11/16 / 2016-11-15 05:37:08 / November 15, 2016 @ 5:37 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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