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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag strikes near Kodiak in Alaska

Earthquake location 56.1188S, -149.8123WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 244 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (152 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/01/18 / 2018-01-23 10:21:35 / January 23, 2018 @ 10:21 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cmz3. Id of event: us2000cmz3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -149.8123° West, 56.1188° North, depth 19.31 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:21:35 / 12:21 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.31 km (12 miles).

In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 244 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -149.8123° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.1188° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.31 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 244km SE of Kodiak, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-01-23 10:21:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-01-23 11:10:16 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 326 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.214 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 158 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000cmz3 Id of event.
Event Code 2000cmz3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000cmz3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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