A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 91 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (57 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -169.3042° West, 52.1595° North, depth 21.16 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10002x11. Ids that are associated to the event: us10002x11. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:29:59 / 2:29 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 21.16 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 01/08/15 / 2015-08-01 01:29:59 / August 1, 2015 @ 1:29 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days ninety-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and three and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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: 91 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska.
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