A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 77 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska (48 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:32:52 / 1:32 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/10/15 / 2015-10-18 00:32:52 / October 18, 2015 @ 12:32 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003pfz. Id of event: us10003pfz. Exact location, longitude -169.5314° West, latitude 52.3741° North, depth = 43.2 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 43.2 km (27 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 77 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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