A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 277 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (172 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/01/18 / 2018-01-24 18:30:43 / January 24, 2018 @ 6:30 pm. Unique identifier: us2000cnv4. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000cnv4. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:30:43 / 8:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -148.5256 West, latitude 56.4623 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty, in the last 10 days one hundred and ten, in the past 30 days one hundred and ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 277 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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