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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag was detected near Kodiak in Alaska

Earthquake location 56.1464S, -149.2264WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 258 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (160 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -149.2264° West, 56.1464° North, depth 23.4 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 23.4 km (15 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:47:56 / 11:47 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak18174679. Event ids that are associated: us2000cmy9, ak18174679. Global time and date of event 23/01/18 / 2018-01-23 09:47:56 / January 23, 2018 @ 9:47 am UTC/GMT.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty, in the last 10 days eighty, in the past 30 days eighty and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 258 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -149.2264° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.1464° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 23.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 258km 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 2018-01-23 09:47:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-01-24 00:07:54 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 8 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 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 329 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ak The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us,ak, 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.91 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ak18174679 Id of event.
Event Code 18174679 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000cmy9,ak18174679, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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