A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 261 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (162 miles). Event id: ak18202636. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00p36prd, ak18202636. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kodiak in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:42:53 / 12:42 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/01/18 / 2018-01-26 22:42:53 / January 26, 2018 @ 10:42 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.9 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -148.7578 West, latitude 56.525 North, depth = 11.9 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. 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: 261 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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