A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 241 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (150 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.4584 West, latitude 56.3339 North, depth = 53.1 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: ak18176100. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18176100. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:13:43 / 1:13 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/01/18 / 2018-01-23 11:13:43 / January 23, 2018 @ 11:13 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 53.1 km (33 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days sixteen 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. 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: 241 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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