A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 89 km SSW of Kiska Volcano, Alaska (55 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 177.1606 East, latitude 51.343 North, depth = 39.35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 23/12/19 / 2019-12-23 00:02:55 / December 23, 2019 @ 12:02 am UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:02:55 / 12:02 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70006q00. Event ids that are associated: us70006q00. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 39.35 km (24 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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