A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 76 km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska (47 miles) on Friday. Event id: us10003r4j. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003r4j. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 40.02 km (25 miles). Global time and date of event 24/10/15 / 2015-10-24 00:06:29 / October 24, 2015 @ 12:06 am UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:06:29 / 1:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 40.02 km, -168.4168° West, 52.3036° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 76 km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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