A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 113 km SW of Buldir Island, Alaska (70 miles). Exact location, longitude 174.6544° East, latitude 51.7005° North, depth = 36.45 km. Id of earthquake: us10004wsa. Event ids that are associated: us10004wsa. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.45 km (23 miles). Global time and date of event 08/03/16 / 2016-03-08 21:40:30 / March 8, 2016 @ 9:40 pm UTC/GMT. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:40:30 / 9:40 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 113 km SW of Buldir Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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