A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 176 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska (109 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 18.17 km, -170.8822° West, 51.9401° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/01/21 / 2021-01-08 16:24:40 / January 8, 2021 @ 4:24 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us6000d6sj. Ids that are associated to the event: ak021dhyyed, us6000d6sj. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 16:24:40 / 4:24 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18.17 km (11 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 176 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska.
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