A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 63 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (39 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.49 km (17 miles). Exact location of event, depth 27.49 km, -169.0714° West, 52.3827° North. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:12:59 / 3:12 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 04/09/17 / 2017-09-04 14:12:59 / September 4, 2017 @ 2:12 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16762875, us2000afk9. Id of event: us2000afk9.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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