A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 28 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (17 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -169.0459° West, latitude 52.7056° North, depth = 80.14 km. The temblor was detected at 09:06:59 / 9:06 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70006yur. Unique identifier: us70006yur. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 80.14 km (50 miles). Global time and date of event 12/01/20 / 2020-01-12 19:06:59 / January 12, 2020 @ 7:06 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 28 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska.
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