A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 118 km SSW of Atka, Alaska (73 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:53:31 / 6:53 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007p7s. Id of event: us70007p7s. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 22.08 km (14 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/02/20 / 2020-02-13 06:53:31 / February 13, 2020 @ 6:53 am. Exact location, longitude -175.121° West, latitude 51.2977° North, depth = 22.08 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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