A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 106 km SSE of Buldir Island, Alaska (66 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 176.3023° East, 51.4291° North, depth 34.17 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/02/17 / 2017-02-24 10:24:09 / February 24, 2017 @ 10:24 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 34.17 km (21 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20008lzu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008lzu. The temblor was picked up at 22:24:09 / 10:24 pm (local time epicenter).
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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