A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 85 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (53 miles). The temblor was detected at 19:45:16 / 7:45 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us200030bf. Event ids that are associated: us200030bf. The epicenter was at a depth of 27.49 km (17 miles). Exact location of event, depth 27.49 km, -169.3155° West, 52.218° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/07/15 / 2015-07-27 06:45:16 / July 27, 2015 @ 6:45 am.
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 85 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska.
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