A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 44 km WNW of Haines Junction, Canada (27 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000dz9t. Event ids that are associated: ak19232945, us2000dz9t. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 15:44:32 / 3:44 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/04/18 / 2018-04-12 23:44:32 / April 12, 2018 @ 11:44 pm. Exact location, longitude -138.2829° West, latitude 60.8781° North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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