A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 49 km SSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (30 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 68.1 km (42 miles). Exact location of event, depth 68.1 km, 178.2317° East, 51.5367° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/11/17 / 2017-11-28 17:47:50 / November 28, 2017 @ 5:47 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:47:50 / 5:47 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ak17398811. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak17398811.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-two 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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