A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 72 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (45 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 27/07/15 / 2015-07-27 05:32:15 / July 27, 2015 @ 5:32 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ak11657756. Event ids that are associated: ak11657756. The epicenter was at a depth of 19.5 km (12 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:32:15 / 6:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -169.1936° West, latitude 52.3197° North, depth = 19.5 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 72 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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