A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 54 km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska (34 miles) on Wednesday. Unique identifier: us10003l3i. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003l3i. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:04:46 / 10:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -168.6031° West, 52.4734° North, depth 37.9 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 37.9 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/10/15 / 2015-10-08 09:04:46 / October 8, 2015 @ 9:04 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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