A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Sutton-Alpine in Alaska. Exact location of event, longitude -147.9667 West, latitude 61.6448 North, depth = 24.7 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/01/20 / 2020-01-13 02:03:41 / January 13, 2020 @ 2:03 am. Event id: ak020lj73yv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020lj73yv. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.7 km (15 miles). The temblor was detected at 17:03:41 / 5:03 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Knik-Fairview, Meadow Lakes, Wasilla. Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (54 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Palmer (c. 5 900 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 five and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 49 km ESE of Sutton-Alpine, Alaska.
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