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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Kodiak in Alaska

Earthquake location 56.428S, -148.762WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 267 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (166 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Kodiak in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: at00p36prd. Event ids that are associated: at00p36prd. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:42:49 / 12:42 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -148.762° West, latitude 56.428° North, depth = 20 km. Global time and date of event 26/01/18 / 2018-01-26 22:42:49 / January 26, 2018 @ 10:42 pm UTC/GMT.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 267 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -148.762° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.428° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 267km 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 2018-01-26 22:42:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-01-26 22:47:20 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 1 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 312 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network at The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,at, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 54 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.48474 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.66 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 201.599983872 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type Ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID at00p36prd Id of event.
Event Code 00p36prd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00p36prd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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