A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 91 km SSE of Akutan, Alaska (57 miles). The temblor was picked up at 08:51:47 / 8:51 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak19280551. Ids that are associated to the event: ak19280551. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17.2 km (11 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/04/18 / 2018-04-26 19:51:47 / April 26, 2018 @ 7:51 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -165.231 West, latitude 53.3786 North, depth = 17.2 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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