A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 67 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska (42 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -169.6203 West, latitude 52.5414 North, depth = 46.1 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/12/20 / 2020-12-27 04:45:26 / December 27, 2020 @ 4:45 am. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:45:26 / 4:45 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000d3bt. Event ids that are associated: us6000d3bt. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 46.1 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 67 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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