A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 85 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (53 miles). Global time and date of event 21/02/17 / 2017-02-21 04:08:57 / February 21, 2017 @ 4:08 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 13.2 km, -169.4317° West, 52.2463° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: ak15419621. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15419621. The epicenter was at a depth of 13.2 km (8 miles). The temblor was reported at 17:08:57 / 5:08 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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