A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 88 km WSW of Atka, Alaska (55 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -175.2796 West, latitude 51.7578 North, depth = 33.99 km. The temblor was picked up at 20:29:33 / 8:29 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.99 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20522771, us2000iv4m. Id of event: us2000iv4m. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/12/18 / 2018-12-19 08:29:33 / December 19, 2018 @ 8:29 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 88 km WSW of Atka, Alaska.
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