A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 48 km S of Sand Point, Alaska (30 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/03/17 / 2017-03-17 04:11:46 / March 17, 2017 @ 4:11 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 44.63 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us20008slz. Event ids that are associated: us20008slz, ak15512475. The temblor was picked up at 19:11:46 / 7:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -160.3838 West, latitude 54.9042 North, depth = 44.63 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each 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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