A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 04:10:09 / 4:10 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/12/20 / 2020-12-31 04:10:09 / December 31, 2020 @ 4:10 am. Exact location, longitude 178.5376° East, latitude 51.6111° North, depth = 104.44 km. Event id: us6000d4hf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d4hf. The epicenter was at a depth of 104.44 km (65 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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