A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 270 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (168 miles) on Wednesday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:44:14 / 1:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/01/18 / 2018-01-24 11:44:14 / January 24, 2018 @ 11:44 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -149.291° West, latitude 56.0639° North, depth = 21.55 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000cnp3. Unique identifier: us2000cnp3. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.55 km (13 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and three, in the past 30 days one hundred and three and in the last 365 days one hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 270 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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