A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 35 km WSW of Adak, Alaska (22 miles). Global time and date of event 13/08/18 / 2018-08-13 15:06:10 / August 13, 2018 @ 3:06 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -177.1242° West, latitude 51.7522° North, depth = 73.07 km. Event id: us1000gbgz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gbgz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 73.07 km (45 miles). The temblor was picked up at 05:06:10 / 5:06 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 35 km WSW of Adak, Alaska.
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