A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 79 km N of Nikiski, Alaska (49 miles) on Friday. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:36:57 / 6:36 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 76.3 km (47 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -151.6556 West, latitude 61.4402 North, depth = 76.3 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20513285, at00pjqgpl. Id of event: ak20513285. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/12/18 / 2018-12-14 15:36:57 / December 14, 2018 @ 3:36 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seventy, in the past 30 days three hundred and eighty-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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