A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 281 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (175 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -148.5303 West, latitude 56.3993 North, depth = 18.53 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.53 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cpmf. Id of event: us2000cpmf. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/01/18 / 2018-01-26 05:15:41 / January 26, 2018 @ 5:15 am. The temblor was picked up at 19:15:41 / 7:15 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-six, 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 occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 281 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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