A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 98 km S of Atka, Alaska (61 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 51.07 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -173.939 West, latitude 51.3239 North, depth = 51.07 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:37:34 / 7:37 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000gj51. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20237211, us1000gj51. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/08/18 / 2018-08-28 19:37:34 / August 28, 2018 @ 7:37 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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