A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes Gulf of Alaska (0 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -149.1921° West, latitude 55.7245° North, depth = 8.18 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.18 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:26:28 / 8:26 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/01/18 / 2018-01-23 18:26:28 / January 23, 2018 @ 6:26 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cn8f. Id of event: us2000cn8f. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-eight, in the last 10 days fifty-eight, in the past 30 days fifty-eight and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: Gulf of Alaska.
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