A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 99 km SSW of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (62 miles). The temblor was picked up at 12:15:53 / 12:15 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 28.49 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/08/18 / 2018-08-05 00:15:53 / August 5, 2018 @ 12:15 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000g3nv. Unique identifier: us1000g3nv. Exact location of event, depth 28.49 km, 179.1387° East, 51.1028° North.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 99 km SSW of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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