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Light earthquake, 4 mag was detected near Kodiak in Alaska

Earthquake location 56.4847S, -148.5459WA light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 275 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (171 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 22.49 km (14 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -148.5459 West, latitude 56.4847 North, depth = 22.49 km. The temblor was picked up at 21:19:13 / 9:19 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/01/18 / 2018-01-25 07:19:13 / January 25, 2018 @ 7:19 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cp6u. Id of event: us2000cp6u.

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-six 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 275 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -148.5459° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.4847° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 22.49 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 275km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-01-25 07:19:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-01-25 07:32:48 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 246 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.556 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.54 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 206 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000cp6u Id of event.
Event Code 2000cp6u An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000cp6u, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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