A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 277 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (172 miles). The temblor was picked up at 08:30:49 / 8:30 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.9 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -148.4652 West, latitude 56.5203 North, depth = 11.9 km. Id of earthquake: ak18192871. Event ids that are associated: ak18192871, us2000cnv4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 24/01/18 / 2018-01-24 18:30:49 / January 24, 2018 @ 6:30 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 277 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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