A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 55 km ENE of Pedro Bay, Alaska (34 miles). Exact location, longitude -153.2571° West, latitude 60.047° North, depth = 116.6 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:36:13 / 1:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/02/21 / 2021-02-18 13:36:13 / February 18, 2021 @ 1:36 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 116.6 km (72 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak021299adt4. Event ids that are associated: ak021299adt4.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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