A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Gulf of Alaska (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/03/18 / 2018-03-08 21:47:57 / March 8, 2018 @ 9:47 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us1000d1sj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18632879, us1000d1sj. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:47:57 / 11:47 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -149.2286° West, 55.6347° North, depth 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and seven, in the last 10 days two hundred and seventy-eight, in the past 30 days nine hundred and twenty-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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