A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 118 km N of Larsen Bay, Alaska (73 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Larsen Bay in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: at00pkrr22, ak01959muqd. Unique identifier: ak01959muqd. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/01/19 / 2019-01-03 18:51:37 / January 3, 2019 @ 6:51 pm. The temblor was reported at 09:51:37 / 9:51 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 87 km (54 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -154.0923 West, latitude 58.6014 North, depth = 87 km.
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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 118 km N of Larsen Bay, Alaska.
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