A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 259 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (161 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -149.5657° West, 56.0479° North. Global time and date of event 23/01/18 / 2018-01-23 14:50:36 / January 23, 2018 @ 2:50 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000cn48. Event ids that are associated: us2000cn48. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:50:36 / 4:50 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-four, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 259 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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