A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 79 km SSW of Gambell, Alaska (49 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1 km (1 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/01/18 / 2018-01-16 04:41:01 / January 16, 2018 @ 4:41 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:41:01 / 5:41 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: at00p2mt0d, ak18063187. Unique identifier: at00p2mt0d. Exact location of event, longitude -172.477 West, latitude 63.143 North, depth = 1 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six 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.
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