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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag has occurred near Kodiak in Alaska

Earthquake location 55.7255S, -149.3153WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 297 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (185 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000cnnb. Event ids that are associated: us2000cnnb. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/01/18 / 2018-01-24 09:59:38 / January 24, 2018 @ 9:59 am. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:59:38 / 11:59 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.65 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -149.3153° West, 55.7255° North, depth 8.65 km.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-two, in the last 10 days ninety-six, in the past 30 days ninety-six and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 297 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -149.3153° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 55.7255° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.65 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 297km SE of Kodiak, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-01-24 09:59:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-01-24 10:22:32 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 259 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.666 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.55 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 149 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000cnnb Id of event.
Event Code 2000cnnb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000cnnb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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