A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 3 km NNE of Nikolski, Alaska (2 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/10/16 / 2016-10-18 19:24:15 / October 18, 2016 @ 7:24 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -168.8439° West, 52.9688° North, depth 52.23 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007f5p. Id of event: us20007f5p. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 52.23 km (32 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:24:15 / 11:24 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km NNE of Nikolski, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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