A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 283 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (176 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/01/18 / 2018-01-23 12:19:30 / January 23, 2018 @ 12:19 pm. Unique identifier: us2000cn20. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000cn20. Exact location of event, longitude -149.3136 West, latitude 55.8854 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 02:19:30 / 2:19 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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