A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 87 km SW of Atka, Alaska (54 miles) on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dsme. Id of event: us1000dsme. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/04/18 / 2018-04-21 22:30:53 / April 21, 2018 @ 10:30 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 49.2 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -175.1789 West, latitude 51.6936 North, depth = 49.2 km. The temblor was picked up at 10:30:53 / 10:30 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 87 km SW of Atka, Alaska.
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