A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 252 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (157 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.1 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kodiak in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.5553 West, latitude 56.1364 North, depth = 12.1 km. All ids that are associated to the event: at00q1vepu, ak019ffrtpt4. Unique identifier: ak019ffrtpt4. The temblor was reported at 19:46:45 / 7:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/12/19 / 2019-12-02 05:46:45 / December 2, 2019 @ 5:46 am UTC/GMT.
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 nine, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 252 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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