A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Gulf of Alaska (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/04/18 / 2018-04-01 19:49:21 / April 1, 2018 @ 7:49 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18889026, us1000dc6e. Id of event: us1000dc6e. The epicenter was at a depth of 19.03 km (12 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:49:21 / 9:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -148.2018° West, 56.3297° North, depth 19.03 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days thirty-nine, in the past 30 days three hundred and seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each 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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