A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 106 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (66 miles) on Friday. The temblor was reported at 06:09:39 / 6:09 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/02/19 / 2019-02-01 15:09:39 / February 1, 2019 @ 3:09 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -157.8091 West, latitude 57.0499 North, depth = 7.6 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0191h66ma7. Id of event: ak0191h66ma7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.6 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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-two 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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