A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 255 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (158 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cn1e. Id of event: us2000cn1e. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.7084 West, latitude 56.0279 North, depth = 13.04 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/01/18 / 2018-01-23 11:37:44 / January 23, 2018 @ 11:37 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.04 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:37:44 / 1:37 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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