A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 280 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (174 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:50:32 / 8:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -148.6182 West, latitude 56.341 North, depth = 10 km. 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 18:50:32 / January 24, 2018 @ 6:50 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cnwt. Id of event: us2000cnwt. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 280 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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