A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 270 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (168 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:44:19 / 1:44 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ak18192402. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18192402, us2000cnp3. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). Exact location, longitude -149.2091° West, latitude 56.1683° North, depth = 12 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/01/18 / 2018-01-24 11:44:19 / January 24, 2018 @ 11:44 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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