A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 71 km W of Larsen Bay, Alaska (44 miles) on Thursday. Id of earthquake: ak15822279. Event ids that are associated: ak15822279, at00op2oy5. Exact location of earthquake, -155.1636° West, 57.6411° North, depth 13.2 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:44:32 / 5:44 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Larsen Bay in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.2 km (8 miles). Global time and date of event 27/04/17 / 2017-04-27 14:44:32 / April 27, 2017 @ 2:44 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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