A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Gulf of Alaska (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/01/18 / 2018-01-25 13:03:43 / January 25, 2018 @ 1:03 pm. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:03:43 / 1:03 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19.99 km (12 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000cp8n. Event ids that are associated: us2000cp8n. Exact location of event, depth 19.99 km, -148.8177° West, 56.4604° North.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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