A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 93 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (58 miles) on Sunday. Unique identifier: ak11657616. Ids that are associated to the event: ak11657616. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 25.7 km (16 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -169.2557 West, latitude 52.1296 North, depth = 25.7 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:19:09 / 7:19 pm (local time epicenter). 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 06:19:09 / July 27, 2015 @ 6:19 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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 SSW of Nikolski, Alaska.
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