A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 263 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (163 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/01/18 / 2018-01-26 08:01:16 / January 26, 2018 @ 8:01 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 22:01:16 / 10:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -148.5727 West, latitude 56.4652 North, depth = 12 km. Unique identifier: ak18198075. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18198075, us2000cpp3.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 263 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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