A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 95 km SSE of Adak, Alaska (59 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 40.04 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/08/18 / 2018-08-29 15:06:48 / August 29, 2018 @ 3:06 pm. Id of earthquake: us1000gji1. Event ids that are associated: ak20237564, us1000gji1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:06:48 / 3:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -176.0936° West, latitude 51.0948° North, depth = 40.04 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 95 km SSE of Adak, Alaska.
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