A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 56 km W of Nikolski, Alaska (35 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:19:19 / 3:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/07/15 / 2015-07-27 12:19:19 / July 27, 2015 @ 12:19 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200030d0. Id of event: us200030d0. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 45.63 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -169.7089 West, latitude 52.9005 North, depth = 45.63 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days one hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 56 km W of Nikolski, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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