A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 105 km S of Unalaska, Alaska (65 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/08/18 / 2018-08-25 11:46:40 / August 25, 2018 @ 11:46 am. Event id: us1000gh7z. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gh7z. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 27.97 km (17 miles). The temblor was detected at 00:46:40 / 12:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -166.5007 West, latitude 52.9293 North, depth = 27.97 km.
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 four and in the last 365 days one hundred and four 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. 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: 105 km S of Unalaska, Alaska.
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