A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 127 km WSW of Nikolski, Alaska (79 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000csln. Event ids that are associated: ak020g9szqzn, us7000csln. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/12/20 / 2020-12-19 21:41:03 / December 19, 2020 @ 9:41 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:41:03 / 9:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -170.4935 West, latitude 52.3643 North, depth = 52.99 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 52.99 km (33 miles). 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 quakes 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 thirteen, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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