A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 54 km WSW of Adak, Alaska (34 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hij6. Unique identifier: us2000hij6. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/09/18 / 2018-09-22 03:11:55 / September 22, 2018 @ 3:11 am. Exact location of event, longitude -177.3382 West, latitude 51.6328 North, depth = 51.97 km. The temblor was detected at 17:11:55 / 5:11 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 51.97 km (32 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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