A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 284 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (176 miles) on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/02/19 / 2019-02-23 04:45:05 / February 23, 2019 @ 4:45 am. 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 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jlx1. Id of event: us2000jlx1. The temblor was detected at 18:45:05 / 6:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -148.55° West, latitude 56.3436° North, depth = 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 twenty and in the last 365 days one thousand, seven hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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