A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 61 km SW of North Nenana, Alaska (38 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.0645 West, latitude 64.2384 North, depth = 18.4 km. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:18:13 / 1:18 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.4 km (11 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14685748, us20007z4k. Id of event: ak14685748. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/12/16 / 2016-12-08 10:18:13 / December 8, 2016 @ 10:18 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 61 km SW of North Nenana, Alaska.
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