A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 97 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (60 miles) on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/10/15 / 2015-10-12 08:49:19 / October 12, 2015 @ 8:49 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 21:49:19 / 9:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -169.2319 West, latitude 52.0864 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us10003my5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003my5.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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