A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 38 km SSW of Cordova, Alaska (24 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak02115pjn6u, at00qnifve. Id of event: ak02115pjn6u. Exact location, longitude -145.9973° West, latitude 60.2209° North, depth = 12.2 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Cordova in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 22:02:00 / 10:02 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.2 km (8 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/01/21 / 2021-01-25 22:02:00 / January 25, 2021 @ 10:02 pm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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