A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 232 km WSW of Adak, Alaska (144 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:00:23 / 3:00 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020bavzq0t, us7000bgh0. Id of event: us7000bgh0. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 28.31 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/09/20 / 2020-09-02 03:00:23 / September 2, 2020 @ 3:00 am. Exact location of event, depth 28.31 km, -179.8747° West, 51.319° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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