A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 45 km WNW of Haines Junction, Canada (28 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/04/18 / 2018-04-12 23:44:31 / April 12, 2018 @ 11:44 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.6 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: ak19232938. Ids that are associated to the event: ak19232938. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -138.3092° West, 60.8848° North, depth 9.6 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:44:31 / 3:44 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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