A great earthquake magnitude 8.2 (ml/mb) strikes 278 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (173 miles) on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 23:31:40 / 11:31 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -149.0971° West, 56.0575° North, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/01/18 / 2018-01-23 09:31:40 / January 23, 2018 @ 9:31 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kodiak in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000cmy3. Ids that are associated to the event: at00p3054t, pt18023001, us2000cmy3.
Earthquakes 8.0 or greater can totally destroy communities near the epicenter. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1-2 great quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 278 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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