A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 152 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (94 miles). The temblor was reported at 12:08:40 / 12:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 178.0939 East, latitude 50.6022 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us600050np. Event ids that are associated: us600050np. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/08/19 / 2019-08-05 00:08:40 / August 5, 2019 @ 12:08 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 152 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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