A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 237 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (147 miles) on Friday. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:42:04 / 6:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -150.2437 West, latitude 56.0205 North, depth = 0.1 km. Event id: ak18200577. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00p36926, ak18200577. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.1 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kodiak in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 26/01/18 / 2018-01-26 16:42:04 / January 26, 2018 @ 4:42 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 237 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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