A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 70 km S of Nikolski, Alaska (43 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13914121, us10006qia. Id of event: us10006qia. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/09/16 / 2016-09-05 23:01:16 / September 5, 2016 @ 11:01 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 12:01:16 / 12:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -168.963° West, latitude 52.3115° North, depth = 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 70 km S of Nikolski, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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