A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 58 km SSE of Buldir Island, Alaska (36 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude 176.2144 East, latitude 51.8674 North, depth = 63.67 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 63.67 km (40 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/03/17 / 2017-03-01 22:02:29 / March 1, 2017 @ 10:02 pm. Unique identifier: us100086dv. Ids that are associated to the event: us100086dv. The temblor was reported at 10:02:29 / 10:02 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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