A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 270 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (168 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak18174692. Unique identifier: ak18174692. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/01/18 / 2018-01-23 10:10:14 / January 23, 2018 @ 10:10 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.4047 West, latitude 55.9986 North, depth = 5.8 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.8 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 00:10:14 / 12:10 am (local time epicenter). 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 three hundred and fourty-eight, in the last 10 days three hundred and fourty-eight, in the past 30 days three hundred and fourty-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 270 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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