A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 98 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (61 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 21.9 km (14 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak11755637. Unique identifier: ak11755637. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/10/15 / 2015-10-27 13:19:26 / October 27, 2015 @ 1:19 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -169.4539° West, 52.1311° North, depth 21.9 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:19:26 / 2:19 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 98 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska.
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