A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 132 km SSE of Adak, Alaska (82 miles) on Wednesday. Unique identifier: us1000gjkx. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000gjkx. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/08/18 / 2018-08-29 17:27:54 / August 29, 2018 @ 5:27 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -176.2883° West, 50.7139° North. The temblor was reported at 05:27:54 / 5:27 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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