A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 58 km ESE of Nikolski, Alaska (36 miles) on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.7 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 25.7 km, -168.0473° West, 52.7609° North. Event id: ak16736613. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16736613. Global time and date of event 29/08/17 / 2017-08-29 01:39:46 / August 29, 2017 @ 1:39 am UTC/GMT. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:39:46 / 2:39 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 58 km ESE of Nikolski, Alaska.
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