A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Kodiak Station in Alaska. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kodiak Station in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: at00omd3gm, ak15442466. Unique identifier: ak15442466. Exact location, longitude -152.3629° West, latitude 57.2273° North, depth = 29.5 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 29.5 km (18 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/03/17 / 2017-03-05 21:53:12 / March 5, 2017 @ 9:53 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:53:12 / 12:53 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Kodiak (c. 6 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kodiak.
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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 61 km SSE of Kodiak Station, Alaska.
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