A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 181 km S of Nikolski, Alaska (112 miles) on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22.77 km (14 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -168.5831 West, latitude 51.3196 North, depth = 22.77 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/07/20 / 2020-07-31 18:43:54 / July 31, 2020 @ 6:43 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b7k3. Unique identifier: us6000b7k3. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:43:54 / 6:43 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 181 km S of Nikolski, Alaska.
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