A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 65 km W of Nikolski, Alaska (40 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.6 km (15 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/08/18 / 2018-08-31 00:21:45 / August 31, 2018 @ 12:21 am. Exact location, longitude -169.8353° West, latitude 52.9749° North, depth = 23.6 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:21:45 / 2:21 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000h5tp. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000h5tp.
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 one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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