A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 249 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (155 miles) on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/01/18 / 2018-01-27 03:58:40 / January 27, 2018 @ 3:58 am. The temblor was picked up at 17:58:40 / 5:58 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000cq9c. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000cq9c. 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 18.58 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -148.8802° West, 56.6283° North, depth 18.58 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 249 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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