A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 186 km S of Buldir Island, Alaska (116 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.93 km (7 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008fv0. Id of event: us10008fv0. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:36:35 / 3:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 175.7972° East, 50.6854° North, depth 11.93 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/04/17 / 2017-04-08 15:36:35 / April 8, 2017 @ 3:36 pm.
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. 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 twenty-eight 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: 186 km S of Buldir Island, Alaska.
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