A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 247 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (153 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000cn2y. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cn2y. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/01/18 / 2018-01-23 13:44:11 / January 23, 2018 @ 1:44 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -149.1526 West, latitude 56.4451 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:44:11 / 3:44 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days thirty-four 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 247 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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