A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 68 km S of Cantwell, Alaska (42 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: ak16875653. Event ids that are associated: ak16875653. Exact location of earthquake, -148.8432° West, 62.7764° North, depth 14.8 km. The temblor was reported at 13:15:21 / 1:15 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 14.8 km (9 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/09/17 / 2017-09-21 22:15:21 / September 21, 2017 @ 10:15 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 68 km S of Cantwell, Alaska.
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