A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 67 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (42 miles) on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 22/08/18 / 2018-08-22 13:34:18 / August 22, 2018 @ 1:34 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us1000gfcv. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000gfcv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -179.9623° West, 50.9794° North, depth 11.03 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:34:18 / 1:34 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 11.03 km (7 miles).
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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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