A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 282 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (175 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.6 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 08/03/18 / 2018-03-08 04:08:08 / March 8, 2018 @ 4:08 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 18:08:08 / 6:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.2202 West, latitude 55.948 North, depth = 13.6 km. Id of earthquake: ak18620294. Event ids that are associated: ak18620294. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days ninety-six, in the past 30 days six hundred and fifty-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 282 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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