A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 73 km SE of Atka, Alaska (45 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -173.5571° West, 51.666° North, depth 10 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:59:44 / 4:59 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 17/06/17 / 2017-06-17 04:59:44 / June 17, 2017 @ 4:59 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us20009n8l. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009n8l.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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