A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska on Thursday. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:33:38 / 5:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -149.9188° West, 61.5116° North, depth 50.1 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/01/19 / 2019-01-11 02:33:38 / January 11, 2019 @ 2:33 am. All ids that are associated to the event: at00pl5b42, ak019i8au86. Unique identifier: ak019i8au86. A tsunami warning has been issued near Big Lake in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 50.1 km (31 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 33 km (20 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 27 km (16 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 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 fifteen, in the past 30 days fifty-six and in the last 365 days five hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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