A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 169 km E of Chirikof Island, Alaska (105 miles). The temblor was picked up at 22:23:53 / 10:23 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Chirik (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: ak16768973, at00ovssnv. Unique identifier: ak16768973. Exact location of event, depth 4.9 km, -152.9328° West, 55.7032° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.9 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/09/17 / 2017-09-05 08:23:53 / September 5, 2017 @ 8:23 am UTC/GMT.
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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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