A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 104 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (65 miles). Event id: us70009hzl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009hzl. Exact location of earthquake, -169.4156° West, 52.0596° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 10:06:07 / May 16, 2020 @ 10:06 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:06:07 / 11:06 pm (local time epicenter).
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 one hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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