A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 84 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (52 miles). Global time and date of event 15/08/18 / 2018-08-15 22:09:49 / August 15, 2018 @ 10:09 pm UTC/GMT. 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) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 10:09:49 / 10:09 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000geky. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000geky. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -177.9153° West, 51.1354° North.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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