A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 244 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (152 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.09 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/01/18 / 2018-01-23 10:05:20 / January 23, 2018 @ 10:05 am. Exact location of earthquake, -149.8206° West, 56.1134° North, depth 20.09 km. The temblor was detected at 00:05:20 / 12:05 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000cmym. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cmym.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 244 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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