A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Gulf of Alaska (0 miles). Event id: us1000d1wy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00p5ase4, ak18634722, us1000d1wy. The temblor was reported at 14:37:15 / 2:37 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 17.77 km (11 miles). Exact location, longitude -149.232° West, latitude 55.6127° North, depth = 17.77 km. Global time and date of event 09/03/18 / 2018-03-09 00:37:15 / March 9, 2018 @ 12:37 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seventy-six, in the past 30 days six hundred and eighteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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