A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 214 km S of False Pass, Alaska (133 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.19 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 27/05/18 / 2018-05-27 20:00:30 / May 27, 2018 @ 8:00 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -163.0691° West, latitude 52.93° North, depth = 30.19 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000ed15. Unique identifier: us1000ed15. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:00:30 / 9:00 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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