A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 103 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (64 miles) on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15822484. Unique identifier: ak15822484. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 27/04/17 / 2017-04-27 15:58:48 / April 27, 2017 @ 3:58 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 30.9 km (19 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:58:48 / 3:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 178.6207° East, 51.0173° North, depth 30.9 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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