A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 37 km ESE of Nikolski, Alaska (23 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 45.18 km (28 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -168.3219 West, latitude 52.8612 North, depth = 45.18 km. Unique identifier: us2000bsqs. Ids that are associated to the event: ak17372726, us2000bsqs. Global time and date of event 22/11/17 / 2017-11-22 06:49:00 / November 22, 2017 @ 6:49 am UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:49:00 / 8:49 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and four 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 37 km ESE of Nikolski, Alaska.
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