A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 63 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (39 miles) on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16535056, us2000a8n9. Unique identifier: us2000a8n9. Exact location of earthquake, -169.1464° West, 52.3977° North, depth 45.71 km. The temblor was picked up at 16:39:41 / 4:39 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.71 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/08/17 / 2017-08-16 03:39:41 / August 16, 2017 @ 3:39 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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