A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 94 km SSE of Atka, Alaska (58 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: ak0206dzhugf. Event ids that are associated: ak0206dzhugf. The epicenter was at a depth of 25.7 km (16 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 06:37:30 / May 18, 2020 @ 6:37 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 18:37:30 / 6:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -173.5234° West, latitude 51.4539° North, depth = 25.7 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every 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.
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