A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 93 km SSE of Atka, Alaska (58 miles). Event id: us70009jgf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0206dzhugf, us70009jgf. The temblor was reported at 18:37:29 / 6:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 06:37:29 / May 18, 2020 @ 6:37 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 21.55 km (13 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -173.5086 West, latitude 51.4773 North, depth = 21.55 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 93 km SSE of Atka, Alaska.
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