A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 41 km NW of Nikolski, Alaska (25 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -169.304° West, 53.2063° North, depth 106.91 km. Unique identifier: us100073wz. Ids that are associated to the event: ak14295097, us100073wz. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/11/16 / 2016-11-03 08:53:52 / November 3, 2016 @ 8:53 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 106.91 km (66 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 21:53:52 / 9:53 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two 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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