A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 82 km S of Atka, Alaska (51 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/08/18 / 2018-08-28 19:00:12 / August 28, 2018 @ 7:00 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20237196, us1000gj4j. Unique identifier: us1000gj4j. Exact location of event, longitude -174.0429 West, latitude 51.4605 North, depth = 56.54 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 56.54 km (35 miles). The temblor was picked up at 07:00:12 / 7:00 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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