A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 42 km WNW of Cold Bay, Alaska (26 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 15:56:24 / 3:56 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 02/03/17 / 2017-03-02 02:56:24 / March 2, 2017 @ 2:56 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 184.6 km (115 miles). Exact location of event, depth 184.6 km, -163.3575° West, 55.2968° North. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15426512. Unique identifier: ak15426512.
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 twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 42 km WNW of Cold Bay, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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