A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 64 km NNE of Atka, Alaska (40 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/04/18 / 2018-04-11 10:34:13 / April 11, 2018 @ 10:34 am. The temblor was reported at 22:34:13 / 10:34 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000dxz2. Event ids that are associated: us2000dxz2. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 169.18 km (105 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 169.18 km, -173.8716° West, 52.7438° North.
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 one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 64 km NNE of Atka, Alaska.
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