A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Ester in Alaska. The temblor was detected at 11:46:56 / 11:46 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70006zut. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006zut, ak020nhpice. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -148.5233° West, 64.7358° North, depth 25.9 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.9 km (16 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/01/20 / 2020-01-14 20:46:56 / January 14, 2020 @ 8:46 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Badger, Fairbanks, College (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 40 km (25 miles) from Fairbanks (c. 31 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Badger (c. 19 500 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from College (c. 13 000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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