A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 253 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (157 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.2 km (7 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:42:50 / 3:42 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak18204102. Event ids that are associated: ak18204102, us2000cq85. Exact location of event, longitude -149.7341 West, latitude 56.0085 North, depth = 11.2 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/01/18 / 2018-01-27 01:42:50 / January 27, 2018 @ 1:42 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, 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 has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 253 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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