A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 87 km SSW of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (54 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/08/18 / 2018-08-05 06:11:54 / August 5, 2018 @ 6:11 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 179.0793° East, 51.237° North, depth 35 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:11:54 / 8:11 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000g3rq. Id of event: us1000g3rq.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 87 km SSW of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska.
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