A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 77 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (48 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 27.35 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -169.3387 West, latitude 52.3072 North, depth = 27.35 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/07/15 / 2015-07-27 10:54:28 / July 27, 2015 @ 10:54 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us200030cv. Unique identifier: us200030cv. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:54:28 / 11:54 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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: 77 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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