A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 114 km WSW of Chirikof Island, Alaska (71 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000aizy. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16791201, us2000aizy. Exact location of event, depth 28.63 km, -157.1285° West, 55.2452° North. Global time and date of event 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 19:22:47 / September 9, 2017 @ 7:22 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 09:22:47 / 9:22 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.63 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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