A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 68 km ENE of Atka, Alaska (42 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 18.84 km (12 miles). Exact location, longitude -173.3462° West, latitude 52.5264° North, depth = 18.84 km. Unique identifier: us700057ec. Ids that are associated to the event: us700057ec. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 15:08:31 / 3:08 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/08/19 / 2019-08-23 03:08:31 / August 23, 2019 @ 3:08 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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