A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 283 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (176 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/01/18 / 2018-01-23 10:16:07 / January 23, 2018 @ 10:16 am. Unique identifier: ak18174732. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000cmz0, ak18174732. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:16:07 / 12:16 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12.2 km (8 miles). Exact location, longitude -148.6874° West, latitude 56.2756° North, depth = 12.2 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-four, in the last 10 days fourty-four, in the past 30 days fourty-four and in the last 365 days fourty-eight 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.
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