A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 59 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska (37 miles) on Tuesday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:08:57 / 7:08 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak17223313. Ids that are associated to the event: ak17223313. Exact location of earthquake, -178.257° West, 51.2705° North, depth 32.4 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.4 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/11/17 / 2017-11-15 07:08:57 / November 15, 2017 @ 7:08 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days seven hundred and fifty-eight 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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