A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Unimak Island region, Alaska (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us10008s1v. Event ids that are associated: us10008s1v, ak16025487. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.36 km (3 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -164.527° West, 54.681° North, depth 4.36 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/05/17 / 2017-05-12 22:53:44 / May 12, 2017 @ 10:53 pm. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:53:44 / 10:53 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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