A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 93 km SW of Atka, Alaska (58 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 36.05 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us1000hj7g. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20292619, us1000hj7g. Exact location of earthquake, -175.2166° West, 51.6359° North, depth 36.05 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/10/18 / 2018-10-27 21:44:12 / October 27, 2018 @ 9:44 pm. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:44:12 / 9:44 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 93 km SW of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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