A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported Gulf of Alaska (0 miles) on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/01/18 / 2018-01-24 00:54:42 / January 24, 2018 @ 12:54 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cnhv. Id of event: us2000cnhv. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:54:42 / 2:54 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -149.2662 West, latitude 55.6651 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-nine, in the last 10 days seventy-nine, in the past 30 days seventy-nine and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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