A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 51 km ESE of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (32 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -179.6758° West, 51.8301° North, depth 118.3 km. The temblor was detected at 05:47:38 / 5:47 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ak19591849. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak19591849. The epicenter was at a depth of 118.3 km (74 miles). Global time and date of event 16/05/18 / 2018-05-16 17:47:38 / May 16, 2018 @ 5:47 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-seven 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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