A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 81 km SSE of Adak, Alaska (50 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 41.66 km (26 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10008ec6. Event ids that are associated: ak15680385, us10008ec6. The temblor was picked up at 03:53:18 / 3:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.4298 West, latitude 51.1633 North, depth = 41.66 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/04/17 / 2017-04-04 15:53:18 / April 4, 2017 @ 3:53 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-five, in the last 10 days thirty-seven, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-seven 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.
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