A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 87 km E of Nikolski, Alaska (54 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 50.38 km (31 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak19632271, us1000e7hf. Unique identifier: us1000e7hf. Exact location, longitude -167.566° West, latitude 53.0268° North, depth = 50.38 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:41:12 / 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 time and date of earthquake 17/05/18 / 2018-05-17 19:41:12 / May 17, 2018 @ 7:41 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 87 km E of Nikolski, Alaska.
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