A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 74 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (46 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/05/16 / 2016-05-16 21:52:18 / May 16, 2016 @ 9:52 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -169.4675° West, 52.3816° North, depth 43.58 km. Event id: us10005htf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005htf, ak13589998. The temblor was reported at 10:52:18 / 10:52 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 43.58 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 74 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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