A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 73 km NW of Atka, Alaska (45 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 206.95 km (129 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/01/21 / 2021-01-16 03:37:42 / January 16, 2021 @ 3:37 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -174.8004° West, latitude 52.7469° North, depth = 206.95 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:37:42 / 3:37 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000d0jy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d0jy.
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 three and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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