A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes Gulf of Alaska (0 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -148.513 West, latitude 56.083 North, depth = 20 km. Id of earthquake: at00pz8q9w. Event ids that are associated: at00pz8q9w. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 16:44:20 / 4:44 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/10/19 / 2019-10-12 02:44:20 / October 12, 2019 @ 2:44 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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