A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 268 km SSE of Kodiak, Alaska (167 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, -151.35° West, 55.446° North, depth 33 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/01/20 / 2020-01-02 08:54:33 / January 2, 2020 @ 8:54 am. The temblor was detected at 22:54:33 / 10:54 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Kodiak in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: at00q3h22x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00q3h22x. The epicenter was at a depth of 33 km (21 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 268 km SSE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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