A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 165 km SE of Atka, Alaska (103 miles). Id of earthquake: us10008glt. Event ids that are associated: us10008glt. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:39:41 / 12:39 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -172.5285° West, 51.129° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/04/17 / 2017-04-05 00:39:41 / April 5, 2017 @ 12:39 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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