A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 50 km SSE of Amukta Island, Alaska (31 miles) on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak17180452. Id of event: ak17180452. Exact location of earthquake, -170.9554° West, 52.0721° North, depth 9.6 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/11/17 / 2017-11-11 11:50:44 / November 11, 2017 @ 11:50 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:50:44 / 12:50 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.6 km (6 miles).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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