A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Gulf of Alaska (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -149.2356° West, 55.6224° North, depth 8.3 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/03/18 / 2018-03-09 00:50:41 / March 9, 2018 @ 12:50 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d1x4. Unique identifier: us1000d1x4. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.3 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 14:50:41 / 2:50 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seventy-nine, in the past 30 days six hundred and twenty-five and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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