A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 13 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (8 miles) on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/03/18 / 2018-03-04 08:16:28 / March 4, 2018 @ 8:16 am. Exact location of earthquake, -170.6401° West, 52.5187° North, depth 56.96 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 56.96 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000dbzi. Unique identifier: us2000dbzi. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:16:28 / 10:16 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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