A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 281 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (175 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 19:15:43 / 7:15 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak18197168, us2000cpmf. Unique identifier: ak18197168. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/01/18 / 2018-01-26 05:15:43 / January 26, 2018 @ 5:15 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -148.3676 West, latitude 56.3082 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 281 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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