A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 59 km SE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (37 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -158.1893 West, latitude 55.8243 North, depth = 8.4 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 04/03/18 / 2018-03-04 13:34:21 / March 4, 2018 @ 1:34 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ak18582852. Event ids that are associated: ak18582852. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.4 km (5 miles). The temblor was reported at 02:34:21 / 2:34 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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