A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 106 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (66 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 19:22:32 / May 16, 2020 @ 7:22 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ak0206aw2kl3. Unique identifier: ak0206aw2kl3. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:22:32 / 8:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -169.3655 West, latitude 52.0349 North, depth = 9.6 km. 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 9.6 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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