A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 93 km SSW of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (58 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 27.81 km (17 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:47:15 / 11:47 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/03/17 / 2017-03-15 21:47:15 / March 15, 2017 @ 9:47 pm. Exact location, longitude 179.0891° East, latitude 51.1705° North, depth = 27.81 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20008sd5. Event ids that are associated: us20008sd5.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every 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.
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