A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 6 km ESE of Adak, Alaska (4 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 57.35 km (36 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 29/08/18 / 2018-08-29 15:21:39 / August 29, 2018 @ 3:21 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000h9h7. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000h9h7. Exact location of earthquake, -176.5649° West, 51.8651° North, depth 57.35 km. The temblor was detected at 05:21:39 / 5:21 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km ESE of Adak, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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