A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 85 km ESE of Atka, Alaska (53 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jlq1. Id of event: us1000jlq1. The temblor was reported at 13:52:55 / 1:52 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/03/19 / 2019-03-17 01:52:55 / March 17, 2019 @ 1:52 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -173.1011° West, latitude 51.826° North, depth = 35 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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