A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 41 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska (25 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak18606274, us2000ddgn. Unique identifier: us2000ddgn. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -178.5229° West, 51.306° North, depth 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 11:17:42 / 11:17 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/03/18 / 2018-03-06 23:17:42 / March 6, 2018 @ 11:17 pm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 nine and in the last 365 days seven hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 41 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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