A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 50 km SW of Adak, Alaska (31 miles). The temblor was detected at 23:26:57 / 11:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -177.2009 West, latitude 51.5715 North, depth = 73.07 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600087ta. Id of event: us600087ta. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/03/20 / 2020-03-02 09:26:57 / March 2, 2020 @ 9:26 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 73.07 km (45 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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