A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 74 km NE of Nikolski, Alaska (46 miles). Unique identifier: us1000d6nh. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000d6nh. Exact location, longitude -167.978° West, latitude 53.3478° North, depth = 85.04 km. The temblor was detected at 15:28:55 / 3:28 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 20/03/18 / 2018-03-20 00:28:55 / March 20, 2018 @ 12:28 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 85.04 km (53 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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