A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Larsen Bay in Alaska. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:45:02 / 8:45 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/01/21 / 2021-01-03 08:45:02 / January 3, 2021 @ 8:45 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -153.8044 West, latitude 57.6173 North, depth = 60.4 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 60.4 km (38 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Larsen Bay in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: ak02153n5s1. Event ids that are associated: ak02153n5s1, at00qmcob2.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kodiak. The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Kodiak (c. 6 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km NE of Larsen Bay, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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