A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 95 km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska (59 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 04:47:36 / 4:47 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10005i9k. Ids that are associated to the event: us10005i9k. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.82 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/05/16 / 2016-05-18 15:47:36 / May 18, 2016 @ 3:47 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -168.5085 West, latitude 52.1074 North, depth = 18.82 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 95 km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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