A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 22 km WSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (14 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/10/19 / 2019-10-05 03:48:15 / October 5, 2019 @ 3:48 am. The temblor was reported at 17:48:15 / 5:48 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak019crth3ku. Ids that are associated to the event: ak019crth3ku. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 178.2172 East, latitude 51.8564 North, depth = 138.6 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 138.6 km (86 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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