A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 279 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (173 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.3 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 13:31:32 / 1:31 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 12.3 km, -148.4534° West, 56.4554° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/01/18 / 2018-01-28 23:31:32 / January 28, 2018 @ 11:31 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ak18222591, us2000cqs2. Unique identifier: ak18222591.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and twelve, in the past 30 days two hundred and twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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