A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 52 km SSE of Amukta Island, Alaska (32 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.23 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/04/18 / 2018-04-23 16:00:54 / April 23, 2018 @ 4:00 pm. Id of earthquake: us1000dqqd. Event ids that are associated: us1000dqqd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 05:00:54 / 5:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -170.9631 West, latitude 52.0516 North, depth = 42.23 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 52 km SSE of Amukta Island, Alaska.
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