A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 242 km E of Chirikof Island, Alaska (150 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000a7kz. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16504851, at00ouku4w, us2000a7kz. Exact location of event, longitude -151.8479 West, latitude 55.4159 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:41:21 / 4:41 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/08/17 / 2017-08-12 14:41:21 / August 12, 2017 @ 2:41 pm. A tsunami warning has been issued near Chirik (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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