A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 256 km SSE of Kodiak, Alaska (159 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/01/20 / 2020-01-02 08:54:32 / January 2, 2020 @ 8:54 am. The temblor was reported at 22:54:32 / 10:54 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00q3h22x, us70006tgh. Id of event: us70006tgh. Exact location of event, depth 7.92 km, -151.386° West, 55.5519° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.92 km (5 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Kodiak in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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