A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 185 km SSW of Kiska Volcano, Alaska (115 miles) on Tuesday. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:27:18 / 11:27 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 29 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 29 km, 177.0855° East, 50.4693° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us100088vc. Unique identifier: us100088vc. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/03/17 / 2017-03-14 11:27:18 / March 14, 2017 @ 11:27 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 185 km SSW of Kiska Volcano, Alaska.
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