A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 118 km SSE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (73 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.05 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 21/11/17 / 2017-11-21 21:02:11 / November 21, 2017 @ 9:02 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000bsi2. Event ids that are associated: us2000bsi2. The temblor was detected at 10:02:11 / 10:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -157.929 West, latitude 55.3004 North, depth = 33.05 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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