A 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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