A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 48 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (30 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 19:55:09 / 7:55 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 27/09/18 / 2018-09-27 05:55:09 / September 27, 2018 @ 5:55 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -178.4338° West, latitude 51.4913° North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us1000h34x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000h34x. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourteen 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 48 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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