A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 15 km N of Cantwell, Alaska (9 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 1.5 km (1 miles). Exact location of event, depth 1.5 km, -148.9118° West, 63.5277° North. Global time and date of event 24/09/20 / 2020-09-24 18:23:25 / September 24, 2020 @ 6:23 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 18:23:25 / 6:23 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: ak020cbivsny. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020cbivsny.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-four 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 earthquakes in the world each year.
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