A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Alaska Peninsula (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: ak16791201. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16791201. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.2 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -157.0891 West, latitude 55.1402 North, depth = 15.2 km. The temblor was picked up at 19:22:44 / 7:22 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 19:22:44 / September 9, 2017 @ 7:22 pm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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