A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 251 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (156 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:07:48 / 12:07 am (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: 30/01/18 / 2018-01-30 10:07:48 / January 30, 2018 @ 10:07 am. Id of earthquake: us2000cr8c. Event ids that are associated: us2000cr8c. Exact location of event, longitude -149.3514 West, latitude 56.2712 North, depth = 15.59 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.59 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days three hundred and fifty-six, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 251 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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