A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 240 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (149 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/01/18 / 2018-01-23 11:46:57 / January 23, 2018 @ 11:46 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.1798 West, latitude 56.4831 North, depth = 2.2 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: ak18177431. Event ids that are associated: us2000cn1j, ak18177431. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.2 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 01:46:57 / 1:46 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 240 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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