A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 244 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska (152 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/12/20 / 2020-12-29 09:41:35 / December 29, 2020 @ 9:41 am. The temblor was reported at 09:41:35 / 9:41 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.7938 West, latitude 55.8955 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020gq583eu, us6000d3z1. Id of event: us6000d3z1.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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