A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 76 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (47 miles) on Saturday. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:54:02 / 4:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -177.9296 West, latitude 51.2074 North, depth = 25.8 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/12/16 / 2016-12-11 04:54:02 / December 11, 2016 @ 4:54 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 25.8 km (16 miles). Id of earthquake: ak14710852. Event ids that are associated: ak14710852.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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