A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Redoubt Volcano in Alaska. Exact location of event, depth 99.3 km, -152.2621° West, 60.5685° North. A tsunami warning has been issued near Redoubt Volcano in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 99.3 km (62 miles). Unique identifier: ak0201kay1xy. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0201kay1xy, at00q5401x. The temblor was detected at 19:49:08 / 7:49 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/02/20 / 2020-02-03 04:49:08 / February 3, 2020 @ 4:49 am.
Nearby 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 Sterling, Kalifornsky, Kenai. The epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-eight 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 27 km ENE of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska.
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