A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 97 km E of Nikolski, Alaska (60 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:41:09 / 8:41 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -167.435° West, 52.8351° North, depth 25.6 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak19632271. Unique identifier: ak19632271. Global time and date of event 17/05/18 / 2018-05-17 19:41:09 / May 17, 2018 @ 7:41 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 25.6 km (16 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 97 km E of Nikolski, Alaska.
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