A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 282 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (175 miles) on Friday. Exact location, longitude -148.5585° West, latitude 56.3555° North, depth = 12 km. The temblor was detected at 13:32:17 / 1:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/01/18 / 2018-01-26 23:32:17 / January 26, 2018 @ 11:32 pm. Event id: ak18203127. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18203127. The epicenter was at a depth of 12 km (7 miles).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, 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 has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 282 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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