A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 120 km E of Yakutat, Alaska (75 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/11/16 / 2016-11-16 14:25:35 / November 16, 2016 @ 2:25 pm. A tsunami warning has been issued near Yakutat in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -137.5968 West, latitude 59.6349 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:25:35 / 6:25 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us100078uz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00ogqo2n, us100078uz, ak14355516.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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