A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) strikes 240 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (149 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000cn1j. Unique identifier: us2000cn1j. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.1664 West, latitude 56.5398 North, depth = 23.95 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.95 km (15 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/01/18 / 2018-01-23 11:47:00 / January 23, 2018 @ 11:47 am. The temblor was reported at 01:47:00 / 1:47 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 240 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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