A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 267 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (166 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -149.2699° West, latitude 56.1009° North, depth = 20.59 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.59 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/01/18 / 2018-01-29 05:49:06 / January 29, 2018 @ 5:49 am. The temblor was picked up at 19:49:06 / 7:49 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000cqus. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cqus.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and fourty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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