A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 1 km WSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (1 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/03/19 / 2019-03-24 21:17:41 / March 24, 2019 @ 9:17 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jl1r. Id of event: us1000jl1r. The epicenter was at a depth of 89.25 km (55 miles). Exact location of event, depth 89.25 km, 178.4829° East, 51.9426° North. The temblor was picked up at 11:17:41 / 11:17 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-two 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 quakes in the world.
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