A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 115 km S of False Pass, Alaska (71 miles) on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 29.02 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:42:54 / 3:42 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 09/03/20 / 2020-03-09 14:42:54 / March 9, 2020 @ 2:42 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 29.02 km, -163.0851° West, 53.8298° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak02036co4zf, us60008chg. Id of event: us60008chg.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 115 km S of False Pass, Alaska.
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