A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 13 km SSW of Adak, Alaska (8 miles). The temblor was picked up at 13:24:30 / 1:24 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/08/17 / 2017-08-13 23:24:30 / August 13, 2017 @ 11:24 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 76.4 km (47 miles). Exact location, longitude -176.7008° West, latitude 51.7623° North, depth = 76.4 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16515275. Id of event: ak16515275.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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