A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Kodiak Station in Alaska on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/11/17 / 2017-11-09 17:24:56 / November 9, 2017 @ 5:24 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak17173892, at00oz5v1l. Id of event: ak17173892. The temblor was picked up at 08:24:56 / 8:24 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.8 km (9 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -152.9552° West, 57.5793° North, depth 14.8 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kodiak Station in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kodiak. Epicenter of the event was 40 km (25 miles) from Kodiak (c. 6 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 29 km SW of Kodiak Station, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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