A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 147 km ENE of Chirikof Island, Alaska (91 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/03/18 / 2018-03-24 06:00:06 / March 24, 2018 @ 6:00 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18.2 km (11 miles). The temblor was detected at 20:00:06 / 8:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 18.2 km, -153.3576° West, 56.1988° North. Id of earthquake: ak18747461. Event ids that are associated: ak18747461, us1000d8ia.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 147 km ENE of Chirikof Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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