A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 259 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (161 miles) on Monday. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:59:58 / 11:59 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/01/18 / 2018-01-23 09:59:58 / January 23, 2018 @ 9:59 am. Exact location of earthquake, -149.0457° West, 56.0336° North, depth 11.7 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.7 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak18174681. Event ids that are associated: ak18174681, us2000cmyc.
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 three hundred and fourty-seven, in the last 10 days three hundred and fourty-seven, in the past 30 days three hundred and fourty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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