A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 93 km SE of Nikolski, Alaska (58 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/10/17 / 2017-10-26 17:53:38 / October 26, 2017 @ 5:53 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -167.9084° West, latitude 52.3303° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 06:53:38 / 6:53 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak17099319, us1000ax6i. Id of event: us1000ax6i.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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