A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 63 km ESE of Atka, Alaska (39 miles) on Monday. Global time and date of event 11/09/17 / 2017-09-11 20:40:49 / September 11, 2017 @ 8:40 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.5 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 10:40:49 / 10:40 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: ak16818340. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16818340. Exact location, longitude -173.3509° West, latitude 51.9741° North, depth = 41.5 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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