A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 42 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (26 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -169.1453° West, 52.5952° North, depth 43.41 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:29:06 / 6:29 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.41 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 09/08/17 / 2017-08-09 04:29:06 / August 9, 2017 @ 4:29 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16488920, us2000a68l. Unique identifier: us2000a68l.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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. 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: 42 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska.
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