A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 40 km SSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (25 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 13/02/19 / 2019-02-13 01:24:44 / February 13, 2019 @ 1:24 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 178.183° East, latitude 51.6387° North, depth = 136.44 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 136.44 km (85 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 15:24:44 / 3:24 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000jnkk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak01920se2zp, us2000jnkk.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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