A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Cohoe in Alaska. A tsunami warning has been issued near Cohoe in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/01/19 / 2019-01-09 16:11:29 / January 9, 2019 @ 4:11 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.8982 West, latitude 60.2021 North, depth = 55.2 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 55.2 km (34 miles). The temblor was detected at 07:11:29 / 7:11 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak019f5fh9w. Ids that are associated to the event: ak019f5fh9w, at00pl2nn5, us2000j1yw.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 32 km (20 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer, Kenai, Sterling (min 5000 pop).
Each 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 one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 29 km SE of Cohoe, Alaska.
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