A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 46 km SE of Nikolski, Alaska (29 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/01/16 / 2016-01-02 22:14:09 / January 2, 2016 @ 10:14 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12403798, us10004c9n. Id of event: us10004c9n. Exact location of earthquake, -168.3002° West, 52.7039° North, depth 25.9 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:14:09 / 11:14 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.9 km (16 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-five 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 46 km SE of Nikolski, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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