A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 52 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska (32 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000h5uu. Unique identifier: us2000h5uu. The temblor was detected at 16:47:25 / 4:47 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.73 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -169.5034 West, latitude 52.6625 North, depth = 15.73 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/08/18 / 2018-08-31 02:47:25 / August 31, 2018 @ 2:47 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 52 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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