A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 234 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (145 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000chhu. Event ids that are associated: ak18372566, us1000chhu. The temblor was detected at 06:37:14 / 6:37 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/02/18 / 2018-02-06 16:37:14 / February 6, 2018 @ 4:37 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.0195 West, latitude 56.1408 North, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and fourty-five, in the last 10 days seven hundred and eighty-one, in the past 30 days one thousand, eight hundred and thirty and in the last 365 days one thousand, eight hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 234 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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