A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 41 km ESE of Nikolski, Alaska (25 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:15:50 / 6:15 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/12/20 / 2020-12-28 18:15:50 / December 28, 2020 @ 6:15 pm. Exact location of event, depth 39.23 km, -168.3297° West, 52.7556° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.23 km (24 miles). Unique identifier: us6000d6gz. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020gomw3wx, us6000d6gz.
Every 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 two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fifty and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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