A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0211c9gwuu, us6000dd3t. Id of event: us6000dd3t. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41.06 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:27:52 / 6:27 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 29/01/21 / 2021-01-29 18:27:52 / January 29, 2021 @ 6:27 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 177.6237° East, latitude 51.3428° North, depth = 41.06 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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