A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 71 km NNE of Akutan, Alaska (44 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 157.22 km (98 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -165.3716° West, latitude 54.7327° North, depth = 157.22 km. The temblor was detected at 06:16:38 / 6:16 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/10/18 / 2018-10-12 17:16:38 / October 12, 2018 @ 5:16 pm. Event id: us1000hb7b. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hb7b.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 71 km NNE of Akutan, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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