A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 90 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (56 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:27:50 / 9:27 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 5.4 km (3 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 5.4 km, -169.3731° West, 52.1874° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/07/15 / 2015-07-27 08:27:50 / July 27, 2015 @ 8:27 am. Id of earthquake: ak11657866. Event ids that are associated: ak11657866.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 90 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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