A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 299 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (186 miles) on Friday. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:18:43 / 1:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 19.93 km, -148.6579° West, 56.0502° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000cq6s. Unique identifier: us2000cq6s. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.93 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/01/18 / 2018-01-26 23:18:43 / January 26, 2018 @ 11:18 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, 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 occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 299 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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