A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Kodiak Station in Alaska. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -153.2009 West, latitude 58.3506 North, depth = 62.1 km. Global time and date of event 02/01/19 / 2019-01-02 06:48:43 / January 2, 2019 @ 6:48 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 21:48:43 / 9:48 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Kodiak Station in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: ak0193exoam. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0193exoam, at00pkoyx6, us2000izs8. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 62.1 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kodiak. Epicenter of the event was 78 km (48 miles) from Kodiak (c. 6 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-four 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 74 km NNW of Kodiak Station, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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