A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 67 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska (42 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, -178.1398° West, 51.2053° North, depth 25.7 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.7 km (16 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15215790. Id of event: ak15215790. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/02/17 / 2017-02-06 18:10:23 / February 6, 2017 @ 6:10 pm. The temblor was picked up at 06:10:23 / 6:10 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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