A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 101 km SSE of Haines Junction, Canada (63 miles) on Wednesday. Event id: us2000ckm8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18088608, us2000ckm8. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.86 km (3 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:47:48 / 6:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 4.86 km, -136.929° West, 59.8928° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/01/18 / 2018-01-18 02:47:48 / January 18, 2018 @ 2:47 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 101 km SSE of Haines Junction, Canada.
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