A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 261 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (162 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.14 km (4 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:05:52 / 8:05 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -149.9016 West, latitude 55.887 North, depth = 7.14 km. Unique identifier: us2000cp6i. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000cp6i. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/01/18 / 2018-01-25 06:05:52 / January 25, 2018 @ 6:05 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty 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 earthquakes 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: 261 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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