A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 260 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (162 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.53 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000cn1a. Event ids that are associated: us2000cn1a. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/01/18 / 2018-01-23 10:58:23 / January 23, 2018 @ 10:58 am. Exact location of event, depth 17.53 km, -148.732° West, 56.5703° North. The temblor was reported at 00:58:23 / 12:58 am (local time epicenter). 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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 260 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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