A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 34 km WNW of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (21 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 09:48:11 / 9:48 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 168.1 km (104 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/08/17 / 2017-08-12 21:48:11 / August 12, 2017 @ 9:48 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.1076 East, latitude 52.0151 North, depth = 168.1 km. Event id: us2000ad18. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16507954, us2000ad18.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 34 km WNW of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska.
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