A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 147 km S of Shemya Island, Alaska (91 miles). Event id: us2000hghe. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hghe. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/09/18 / 2018-09-18 19:07:11 / September 18, 2018 @ 7:07 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 174.2728 East, latitude 51.4019 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:07:11 / 7:07 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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