A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 128 km S of Shemya Island, Alaska (80 miles) on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/09/18 / 2018-09-30 18:45:57 / September 30, 2018 @ 6:45 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.98 km (20 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000h4qp. Id of event: us1000h4qp. Exact location of event, longitude 174.1602 East, latitude 51.5716 North, depth = 31.98 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:45:57 / 6:45 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 128 km S of Shemya Island, Alaska.
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