A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Nikiski in Alaska. Exact location of event, longitude -151.8202 West, latitude 60.9982 North, depth = 85.8 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/01/19 / 2019-01-02 06:48:56 / January 2, 2019 @ 6:48 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 85.8 km (53 miles). Id of earthquake: ak0193expfl. Event ids that are associated: ak0193expfl. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 21:48:56 / 9:48 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sterling, Kalifornsky, Kenai (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 three, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 44 km NW of Nikiski, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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