A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 52 km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska (32 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -168.6489 West, latitude 52.4821 North, depth = 26.3 km. Unique identifier: us10005hxe. Ids that are associated to the event: us10005hxe. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.3 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 17/05/16 / 2016-05-17 10:18:40 / May 17, 2016 @ 10:18 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 23:18:40 / 11:18 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days four hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 52 km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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