A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 89 km ESE of Yakutat, Alaska (55 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -138.2304° West, 59.2874° North, depth 0.4 km. The temblor was detected at 12:10:24 / 12:10 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 24/02/21 / 2021-02-24 12:10:24 / February 24, 2021 @ 12:10 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.4 km (0 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Yakutat in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: ak0212j5rhdq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00qp18hc, ak0212j5rhdq.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every 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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