A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 93 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (58 miles). 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 20:14:20 / July 27, 2015 @ 8:14 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:14:20 / 9:14 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ak11659251. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak11659251. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.2 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -169.3337° West, latitude 52.1494° North, depth = 15.2 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-nine, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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