A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 65 km S of Amukta Island, Alaska (40 miles). Unique identifier: us1000hj3i. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hj3i. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:17:44 / 5:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -171.1911° West, 51.9043° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/10/18 / 2018-10-24 16:17:44 / October 24, 2018 @ 4:17 pm.
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 three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 65 km S of Amukta Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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