A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 102 km SSE of Adak, Alaska (63 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.0511 West, latitude 51.0441 North, depth = 36.7 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/08/18 / 2018-08-29 15:06:46 / August 29, 2018 @ 3:06 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: ak20237564. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20237564. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:06:46 / 3:06 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 36.7 km (23 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 102 km SSE of Adak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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