A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 253 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (157 miles). Exact location, longitude -150.2282° West, latitude 55.8999° North, depth = 10.9 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/01/18 / 2018-01-23 17:17:27 / January 23, 2018 @ 5:17 pm. The temblor was picked up at 07:17:27 / 7:17 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.9 km (7 miles). Event id: ak18184362. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18184362, us2000cn62.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and ninety-nine, in the last 10 days two hundred and ninety-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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: 253 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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