A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 117 km SW of Chirikof Island, Alaska (73 miles) on Monday. Event id: ak16820976. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16820976. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -157.0995° West, 55.1885° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 20:43:41 / 8:43 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/09/17 / 2017-09-12 06:43:41 / September 12, 2017 @ 6:43 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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